Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ruby Red

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RUBY RED (S5x40) 5C set Frances Wallace Waveley Suite

1- 8 1s and 3s turn RH and cast 1 place, all set then 1s and 3s turn 2H to face 1st corners
9-12 1s+3s set to 1st corners and dance round partner out to 3rd corner (pstn) while 1st corner persons dance in and turn about to face their original corners
13-16 Original 1st corner persons set to corners and dance round each other out to each others corner while 1s+3s dance in and twirl to face 2nd corners
17-24 1s+3s repeat bars 9-16 with 2nd corners to end 1s+3s facing 2nd corner (pstn) and 2nd corner persons in each others corner
25-32 1s+3s dance ½ diagonal reels of 4 with 2nd corner (pstn), pass LSh and dance ½ reels with 1st corner (pstn) ending on own sides 21435
33-40 1s+4s+3s (middle 3 couples) dance ½ reels of 3 on sides (1M give LSh to 4M and 3L LSh to 4L), 1s cast to 5th place and all set

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium. Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red.
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