Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Tease

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

The Tease by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Reel for 3C

1-8 1C cross RH and cast to 2nd place; 1C dance a ½ figure of 8 up around 2C. 2C step up on bars 3-4.
9-12 1W and 2M advance toward each other, pass RS in the center and turn to face (gypsy), then turn over RS to dance out to opposite's place.
13-16 1M and 2W advance toward each other, pass RS in the center and turn to face (gypsy), then turn over RS to dance out to opposite's place.
17-24 2C and 1C set and dance RH across ½ way. 1C and 3C set and dance LH across ½ way. End 2C, 3C, and 1C with 1C and 3C on opposite sides.
25-28 1M and 3W advance toward each other, pass RS in the center and turn to face (gypsy), then turn over RS to dance out to opposite's place.
29-32 1W and 3M advance toward each other, pass RS in the center and turn to face (gypsy), then turn over RS to dance out to opposite's place.
Repeat.

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, Jul 2001)


Dance Notes

Suggested music is Whippety Stourie from Something to Celebrate by the Lothian Band.

Note: Each time the gypsy figure begins, it is on the first diagonal.

(Dance Notes by the deviser, Sue McKinnell)


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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