Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Kildonan Sands

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

KILDONAN SANDS (S3x32) 3C set Roy Goldring A Reel For Alice

1- 4 Progressive Wheels:-
' Ladies LH across, Men RH across on sides, 1s dancing down middle followed by 2s+3s to begin. Finish 1s in centre 2nd place, 2s in 1st place, 3s in 3rd place
5- 8 1s dance down between 3s, 1M followed by 1L casts up round 3M into centre, 1s nearer hands joined (brief) face Ladies' side
9-12 1M+2s dance LH across while 1L+3s dance RH across
13-16 1s dance out of Ladies' side, cast (1M up, 1L down) and dance into 2nd place opposite sides. 1L faces up, 1M down
17-24 1s set to 1st corners, set to partners, set to 2nd corners, 1s turn LH ¾ to end 1M between 3s, 1L between 2s, facing 1st corners
25-32 LSh Reels of 3 across. 1s finish in centre, own side, facing down. 3s dance up sides to 2nd place (face up) while 1s dance down and curve into 3rd place facing up

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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