Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Silver Square

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SILVER SQUARE (R5x32) 5C Sq.Set Terry Glasspool+S Hall 7 year Itch
5 couple square set, 5s in centre facing 1s

1- 8 5s dance RSh parallel reels of 3 with 1s+3s, 5s end facing 4s
9-16 5s with 4s+2s (each couple dancing as 1 person with 4L, 5M and 2M leading) dance Tandem LSh reel of 3. 5s end facing 1s
17-24 1s+5s dance ½ R&L, 1s+5s circle 4H round to left 1s ending in centre
25-32 1s turn RH and LH while others circle 8H round ½ way, set, pull back RSh and chase 1 place clockwise. 1s (in centre) end facing 2s in top place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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