Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Oot And Aboot

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Oot and Aboot
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 7:
6/8x32 bar Jig
2-couple dance in 3- or 4-couple longways set

  1-8   1ST MAN AND 2ND WOMAN ADVANCE AND RETIRE AND TURN: 1st man and 2nd woman advance and retire, then turn each other with right hands;

  9-16 1ST WOMAN AND 2ND MAN ADVANCE AND RETIRE AND TURN: 1st woman and 2nd man advance and retire, then turn each other with left hands 1ΒΌ to end abck-to back facing partner;

17-24 REEL OF 4: 1st and 2nd couple dance a reel of 4 ending in original places facing clockwise;

25-32 CHASE, SET, CROSS AND SET: 1st and 2nd couples chase clockwise halfway around (2 bars), set to partner and cross with right hands, and set again to partner.

REPEAT FROM 2ND PLACE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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