Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Peggy's Eightieth Birthday

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PEGGY'S EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY (S80) Sq.Set J Foster St Ronan's SCD Club Innerleithen

1- 8 All dance 8 hands round and back
9-16 1s in prom hold dance reel of 3 with 2s giving RSh to 2M, while 3s dance reel of 3 with 4s giving RSh to 4M
17-24 1s and 3s dance RH across and LH across back
25-40 2s and 4s repeat bars 9-16 (2s reel with 3s, 4s reel with 1s)
41-48 1s and 3s dance into centre and change partners, cross out between side couples to meet partners and ½ turn RH and all change places with corners (Men LH, Ladies RH)
49-56 New top and bottom 'couples' repeat bars 41-48
57-64 1s making arch change places with 3s and face in. 2s making arch change places with 4s and face in
65-80 Face partners and dance Grand Chain. Turn partners RH into Allemande hold and dance clockwise round set

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

Additional search terms: Peggys, 80th.

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