Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tartan Buckle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Tartan Buckle
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 4:
3x32 Jig
3-couple Longways set

  1-8   1ST AND 2ND COUPLES DANCE THE KNOT:

  9-16 TEAPOTS: dance 3-hands across with right hands, 1st woman with 2nd couple and 1st man with 3rd couple, then dance 3-hands across with left hands, 1st man with 2nd couple and 1st woman with 3rd couple;

17-24 1ST COUPLE TURNS PARTNER, CORNER, PARTNER, CORNER: 1st couple crosses over with right hands, turns 1st corner with left hands, partner with right Hands, and 2nd corner with left hands;

25-32 1ST COUPLE TURN, LEAD UP AND CAST: 1st couple turn ¾ with right hands, lead up and cast off to 3rd place (3rd couple step up on 27-28).

REPEAT WITH NEW TOP COUPLE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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