Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Stand Pretty

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

STAND PRETTY (R4x32) Sq.Set J Adams Ness House 1

1- 8 All dance ¼ Grand Chain, Ladies dance RH across ½ way and turn partners LH
9-16 1s and 3s (4th/ 2nd place) set to partner, ¾ turn RH into a line across and dance ½ RSh reel of 4 while 2s and 4s stand 4 bars, set to partner and ¾ turn RH into line
17-24 2s and 4s dance ½ reel of 4, set to partner and ½ turn RH while 1s and 3s set to partner and ½ turn RH and dance ½ reel of 4 across
25-32 2s and 4s dance ½ reel of 4 across, set to partner and ¾ turn to place while 1s and 3s set to partner and ¾ turn RH to place and stand for 4 bars (all have moved 1 place)

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



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