Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Ness House

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE NESS HOUSE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) P and P Clark Ness House 2

1- 4 1M+2s dance ½ RH across with 2M ending in 2nd place opposite side as 1M turns 2L RH into her partner's place
5- 8 1L+2s dance ½ LH across with 2M ending in original place as 1L turns 2L LH into original place
9-16 1s set, cast 1 place, turn RH to face 1st corners
17-32 1s dance LH Corner Chain with 1st and 2nd corners:-
' 1s change place LH with 1st corners, 1st corners turn RH in centre and return to places giving LH to 1s who turn RH in centre to face 2nd corners
' 1s change place LH with 2nd corners, 2nd corners turn RH in centre and return to places giving LH to 1s and 1s and 3s end with a ½ turn RH into 2nd places

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



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