Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mr Donald Davidson

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MR DONALD DAVIDSON (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Jody Williams Ardbrae 50 Years
1- 8 1s+2s turn ¾ 2H into line up/down middle (Men face up/Ladies down) and dance ½ reel of 4. 1s ½ turn 2H, pull back RSh to face 1st corners as 2s turn ¾ RH to 1st place own sides
9-16 1s set to 1st corners, pull back RSh and dance round each other to face 2nd corners. 1s set to 2nd corners, pull back RSh, 1L dances up to face 2L, 1M down to face 3M
17-20 1s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 across, turn LH (bar 20) to swap ends, 1L facing 3L place, 1M facing 1M place
21-24 1s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 across. Is finish in 2nd place own sides (2s and 3s dance full reels of 3 across bars 17-24)
25-32 1s+3s dance Bourrel:-
' 25-28 1M+3L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (Lady facing up and Man down) while partners chase anticlockwise to face partner
' 29-32 Set to partners and turn 2H (sometimes RH) to own sides having changed places. 231

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

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