Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Oh My America!

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OH MY AMERICA! (R88) Sq.Set Elizabeth Lee Barnes Clipper Ships and Other Dances

1- 8 All turn partners RH and turn corner LH
9-16 1s+3s change places RH with opposite person into circle 4H round to left and cross back to place LH
17-24 2s+4s repeat bars 9-16
25-32 1s+3s dance RH across and LH back while 2s and 4s cast to meet other partner in 1st and 3rd places, turn RH and dance back to places
33-40 2s+4s dance RH across and LH back while 1s and 3s cast to meet other partner in 2nd and 4th places, turn RH and dance back to places
41-48 All dance round corners LSh (facing corner) and similarly dance RSh round partner (Ladies end facing out)
49-64 All dance full Schiehallion reel
65-72 1s turn partners LH while 2s turn RH into prom hold facing clockwise (Men on outside)
73-80 2s followed by 1s Promenade clockwise round outside of set back to places while 3s turn RH and LH with 4s turning RH on bars 77-80
81-88 All circle 8H round and back

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


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