Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Memories Of Arran

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MEMORIES OF ARRAN (S96) Sq.Set J Shaw

1- 8 All dance Grand Chain ½ way round, set to partner and turn 2H
9-16 All dance ½ Grand Chain back to places, set to partner and turn 2H
17-32 All advance into centre, retire with corners, set Highland Schottische to corners, turn 2H (4 bars), advance with corners and retire with partners
33-36 1s and 3s cast (individually) to meet opposite dancer, dance in between 2s/4s and turn to face them
37-44 All dance reels of 4 across with 2s and 4s ending in original places and 1s+3 in line up/down with Ladies BtoB
45-48 1s+3s set to partners and turn 2H back to places
49-64 2s and 4s repeat
65-80 All advance into centre, retire with corners, set Highland Schottische to corners, turn 2H (4 bars), advance with corners and retire with partners
81-96 All dance Grand Chain ½ way round, set to partner, turn 2H and dance ½ Grand Chain back to places

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


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Arran or the Isle of Arran (Scots Gaelic: Eilean Arainn) is the largest island in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland.
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Arran Hills Viewed From The Mainland


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