Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Perth Medley

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PERTH MEDLEY (M-8x(R32+S32)) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 2

Reel
1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back to places
9-16 1s lead down the middle and back to face 2nd corners
17-24 1s set and turn 2nd corners, set and turn 1st corners to end in lines across (1L between 2s and 1M between 3s)
25-32 2s+1s+3s set twice, 1s turn 2H twice ending between 2s and 3s

Strathspey
1- 8 1s change places RH up and down centre, change back LH
9-16 2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret twice (up and down set) 1s turning onto sides, 2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret twice (across dance), 1s end facing 2nd corners
17-24 1s set and turn 2nd corners, set and turn 1st corners to end in lines across (1L between 2s and 1M between 3s)
25-32 2s+1s+3s set twice and 1s turn 2H 1ΒΌ times to 2nd place own sides

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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