Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lady Spencer's Wedding

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LADY SPENCER'S WEDDING (S4x32) 4C Set Elaine Hoag and Michael Hoffman Ardbrae 50 Years
1 - 8 1s cast, dance down behind own lines, meet below 3s and dance up middle to top and cast off to 2nd place (2s step up 7-8)
9-16 2s+1s dance non-progressive Knot (Slip Knot):-
' 9-14 2s+1s dance as per Knot
' 15-16 1s+2s dance ½ LH across. 2s finish in 1st place, 1s in middle nearer hands joined facing 2L
17-24 1s set to 2L, turn inwards, set to 3M, set to 3L, turn inwards, set to 2M. 1M pull back RSh to face 1L as 3s dance in ready for...
25-28 1s+3s dance ½ Poussette. 3s finish on sides as 1s turn in middle (bars 27-28) and 4s dance in (bar 28) ready for...
29-32 1s+4s dance ½ Poussette

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

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