Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

King Neptune

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

KING NEPTUNE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Barry Skelton Dolphin Book

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast 1 place, dance up between 2s and cast to 2nd places
9-16 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s), 1L followed by 2L+2M pass LSh 1M followed by 3M+3L to change ends and chase anticlockwise until 3s are in 1st place (own side) and 2s in 3rd place 1s in centre facing down Man behind Lady
17-24 1s dance Alternating Tandem ½ reel of 3 with 2s (3rd place and RSh to 2M), an Altntg Tandem ½ reel of 3 with 3s (RSh to 3L) to face 3rd corner (pstn)
25-32 1s dance above ½ reel of 3 with 1st corners and ½ reel with 2nd corners and end in 2nd places

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

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