Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

This Way Up

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THIS WAY UP (J6x32) 3C set Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 5

1- 8 1s+2s set, dance RH across and turn partners RH to face up in prom hold
9-16 1s+2s dance Allemande but 1s end turning LH in centre to Lady facing up and Man down
17-24 1s dance RH across (Lady with 2s, Man with 3s and end 2nd place own sides), 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides (giving LSh to 3rd corner)
25-32 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (Lady with 3s at top and Man with 2s) into ½ reels of 3 on opposite sides to end 213 all on opposite sides
Repeat with the set reversed ie. the new 1st couple is the couple at the other end of the set and reverse after each 32 bars

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

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