Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

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Scottish Country Dance Instruction


1- 4 1s+2s also 3s+4s RH across ½ way, 1L and 4M cast to ends into middle facing down/up while 1M+4L turns 2H to end facing partner in middle of set
5- 8 1s+4s dance ½ reel of 4 up/down middle
9-16 2s+4s also 1s+3s (in 2 diamond formations) set and petronella on 1 place, 2s+3s ½ reel of 4 up/down middle
17-24 All set in diamond formations, petronella on 1 place, 1s and 4s ¾ turn RH to end on opposite sides in 2nd and 3rd places, all set on sides. (3)(4)(1)(2)
25-32 All dance Double Snowball Grand Chain for 4 couples:-
' 3s and 2s cross RH and change places LH on side with 4s/1s
' 4s and 1s cross RH while 3s+2s change places RH
' 4s +2s also 3s+1s change places LH. 2413

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

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