Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mingle-Mangle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MINGLE-MANGLE (M-3x(S64+R64)) 3C Triangular Set Harry Rhodes Snowdon Book 1
3 Couple Triangular Set

Strathspey
1- 8 All turn partner RH and giving LH to corner dance Grand Chain
9-16 All set to partner, turn RH, set to corners and turn LH
17-24 Ladies dance behind partner to next Lady's place while Men petronella turn to next place to right, all set and repeat bars 17-20
25-32 Ladies dance RH across, set to 'new' partner and turn RH
33-40 Ladies dance behind 'new' partner to next Lady's place while Men petronella turn to next place, all set and repeat
41-48 Ladies dance RH across, set to 'new' partner and turn RH
49-56 Ladies dance behind 'new' partner to next Lady's place while Men petronella turn to next place, all set and repeat (back to own partner)
57-64 All turn partner RH and giving LH to corner dance Grand Chain

Reel
1- 8 All circle 6H round and back
9-16 All set to partner, turn RH, set to corners and turn LH
17-24 All dance ½ Schiehallion reel (2 places) passing RSh in middle
25-32 Men dance LH across, set to partner and turn RH
33-40 All dance ½ Schiehallion reel (2 places) passing RSh in middle
41-48 Men dance LH across, set to partner and turn RH
49-56 All dance ½ Schiehallion reel (2 places) passing RSh in middle
57-64 All circle 6H round and back

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



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