Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Long Sands

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE LONG SANDS (S8x32) 3C (4C set) J Cass Life Begins at 40

1- 8 1s followed by 2s+3s lead down for 3, 2s+3s divide and 1s followed by 2s+3s lead up, 1s cross and cast to 2nd place
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s in and down to start)
17-24 2s+1s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s cross up to start), 1s+3s dance ½ Fig of 8 (1s cross down to start)
25-32 2s+1s+3s cross RH and set, 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s)

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

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