Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

This One's Four Isobel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THIS ONE'S FOUR ISOBEL (S4x32) 4 Person Set Terry Glasspool
4 persons in square set numbered clockwise from 1M position

1- 8 1 and 4 dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2/3 (4 passing in front of 1) to change places and dance ½ R&L (up/down to start) to end 3142
9-16 3+1 also 2+4 Set+Link and continue turn to end in line of 4 up/down and dance ½ reel of 4 to end 2431 up/down set
17-24 All set advancing towards and pass facing person, 2+1 turn ¾ 2H while 4+3 dance clockwise ¼ to form line of 4 across, all set advancing towards and pass facing person, 3+4 turn ¾ 2H while 2+1 chase clockwise ¼ to end 2431 up/down set
25-32 2+4 also 3+1set and ¾ turn 2H to end with 2+4 at top facing up and 3+1 facing down, all dance in and cast. 2413

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

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