Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Shortness Of Breath

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SHORTNESS OF BREATH (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Bob McMurtry Devil's Quandary

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast 1 place, 2s+1s+3s Set+Link for 3 once (note LH person dances to right and turns left about)
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides giving LSh to 4th corner (pstn) and 1s end between 3s/2s
17-24 1s cross LH down/up, cast round 1st corner (pstn) to 2nd place opposite sides, 3s+1s+2s Set+Link for 3 once (variation as above)
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 2nd corner and 1s pass RSh to 2nd place (or start to turn RH)

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

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