Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Salt Of The Earth

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SALT OF THE EARTH (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring

1- 4 1s cross RH and cast to 3rd place while 2s+3s set and cross up 1 place
5- 8 2s cast down 2 places while 1s dance up to top and 1s+3s change places on sides (LH Men's side, RH Ladies' side). (3)(1)(2)
9-16 3L+1L also 1M+2M set and dance RH across ½ way, 1M dances ½ Fig of 8 round top couple while 1L dances ½ Fig of 8 round bottom couple
17-24 3M+1M also 1L+2L set and dance LH across ½ way, 1L dances ½ Fig of 8 round top couple while 1M dances ½ Fig of 8 round bottom couple. 2(1)3
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd corners to start and pass RSh to 2nd places own sides

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



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