Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Murray's Welcome

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MURRAY'S WELCOME (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Jean Attwood Alexander Book 6

1- 8 1s cast 1 place (2s up) and cross down between 3s, cast up to top to meet partner in prom hold facing down
9-16 1s dance reel of 3 with 2s (RSh to 2M)
17-24 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s dance cross down and out round 3s to start) and end in 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 1s+3s circle 4H round to left, 1s set and cross RH

Popular variation:-
25-32 1s turn 3s (with nearer hand -1s dancing out) and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s (1s cast) to end 2nd place facing out

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

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