Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Spring Chicken

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SPRING CHICKEN (J8x40) 3C (4C set) V Hughes Silver Thistle Collection

1- 8 1L+2L+3L cross and dance RSh round partners, 1L and 3L back to places while 2L ends in centre and dances RH across with 2L+3L all ending in original place
9-16 1M+2M+3M cross and dance RSh round partners, follow 3M down Ladies' side, cross and up Men's side (Men's order 321)
17-24 All circle 6H round once (6 bars) and all cross RH with opposite dancer
25-28 1L crosses to own side and casts down behind opposite dancer while 3L crosses and casts up behind opposite dancer, both cross diagonally up/down between 2s to end opposite partners. 321 all on opposite sides
29-32 1L followed by partner casts up 1 place and crosses to end 2nd place own sides
33-40 1s dance diag R&L. 213

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

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