Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Rowan Tree

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ROWAN TREE (S4x32) 4C set Romaine Butterfield Southern Cross Album
2s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1M+2M also 3M+4M turn RH 1½ times, 1L+2L also 3L+4L repeat
9-16 2s+1s also 4s+3s reel of 4 across (Men and Ladies pass RSh on sides to start and 2s/4s end 1st/3rd place, 1s/3s in 2nd/4th place (opposite sides to start)
17-24 2s+1s+4s+3s dance reels of 4 on sides (1s+4s -middle couples- pass LSh to start)
25-32 1s set, 1s lead up crossing, cast to bottom and cross RH while 3s set, lead up crossing to top, cast to 2nd place and cross RH. 2(3)4(1)

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

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