Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Knocked Sideways

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Knocked Sideways
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 5:
8x32 Strathspey
3-couple dance in 4-couple Longways set

  1-8   INVERAN REEL OF 3 ON SIDE: 1st, 2nd and 3rd couples dance Inveran reels of 3, only 1st couple crossing into reel on opposite side at both the top and bottom;

  9-16 TEAPOTS: 1st couple dances right hands across with 2nd man (1st woman in front of 1st man), then left hands across with 3rd woman;

17-24 FIGURE OF 8 ACROSS: 1st couple dance a figure of 8 across the dance, 1st woman around 3rd couple passing 3rd man by the right shoulder, 1st man round 2nd couple passing 2nd man by the left shoulder;

25-32 TEAPOTS: 1st couple dances right hands across with 2nd woman (1st woman in front of 1st man), then left hands across with 3rd man (1st couple end in 2nd place on own side);

33-40 ALL SET, TURN AND SET: 2nd, 1st and 3rd couples set to each other, turn right hands once round, and set again.

REPEAT FROM 2ND PLACE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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