Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Never Look Back

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NEVER LOOK BACK (R8x40) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Stoneywood Collection

1- 4 1M+3L ¾ turn RH dance out 3rd/1st places own sides and cast back to places while 1L+3M cast to 3rd/1st place and then ¾ turn RH back to places
5- 8 1s+2s+3s chase clockwise ½ way. (3)(2)(1)
9-16 2s dance RH across (2M with 3s at top, 2L with 1s), 2s dance LH across with other couple
17-20 3M+1L ¾ turn LH dance out through 3rd/1st places and cast back while 1M+3L cast to 1st/3rd places and then ¾ turn LH back to places
21-24 3s+2s+1s chase anticlockwise ½ way to original places. 123
25-28 1M casts 1 place and crosses to Ladies' sides while 1L crosses to Men's side and casts to 2nd place.
29-32 1M casts down to 3rd place and crosses up to 2nd place own side while 1L crosses up and casts to 2nd place own side
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


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