Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Sea Caves

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SEA CAVES (R5x32) 5C Set J Green Southern Stars

1- 8 1s+3s turn RH and cast 1 place, cross LH and cast (Men up, Ladies down) to end facing 3rd corners
9-16 All dance RSh reels across (reel of 3 at top and bottom with reel of 4 in centre) 1s and 3s end in 2nd/4th places own sides facing out
17-24 1s+3s chase anticlockwise ½ way to 4th/2nd places opposite sides
25-32 2s+3s also 1s+5s (end couples) dance ½ R&L while 4s set and cross RH, 2s+4s+5s (middle couples) circle 6H round to left ½ way to end 35421

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

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