Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Swirling Waters (Drewry)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SWIRLING WATERS (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Greenburn Book 1

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, cross RH, 1s cast 2 places and ½ turn RH to face up in prom hold
9-16 1s dance ½ RSh reel of 3 with 3s and ½ LSh reel of 3 with 2s and end at top with 2s behind for...
17-24 1s+2s dance Allemande 1s end turning LH 1¼ times
25-32 1s dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) and 2s+1s+3s turn 2H twice

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


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Also see the dance Swirling Waters (Spägele) by Rudolf Spägele.
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Swirling Waters


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