Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tae Fife And Back

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TAE FIFE AND BACK (J4x32) 4C set Roy Goldring 12 More Social Dances

1- 8 1L+2L also 3M+4M Adv+Ret for 2 steps, pass partner by LSh and cast to left (to change places)
9-16 1M+2M also 3L+4L Adv+Ret, pass opposite dancer by RSh and cast to right (all opposite partners in order 3412)
17-24 All set, all circle 8H round to left ½ way and set
25-32 1s+4s+3s (bottom 3 couples) turn RH and dance up between 2s and cast. 2341

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


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Fife is a council area of Scotland, situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, with inland boundaries to Perth and Kinross and Clackmannanshire. It was originally one of the Pictish kingdoms, known as Fib, and is still commonly known as the Kingdom of Fife within Scotland.
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