Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Three Squared

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THREE SQUARED (J9x32) 9 person Sq.Set James Williams The Sunday Class 1
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1- 8 Dancers 1+2+4 also 6+8+9 dance RH across and LH back while 3+5+7 dance RSh reel of 3 (3+5 pass RSh). 2+5+8 face 1+4+7 and 3+6+9 face in
9-16 All set, 2+5+8 and 1+4+7 turn opposite person ½ RH, 1+4+7 and 3+6+9 turn opposite person ½ LH, all face in (6-middle person face up), all set
17-24 3+6 changes places RSh, then 3+5 change places RSh, then 5+9, then 9+4. Finish with 4 in centre
25-32 4 dance setting steps finishing facing position 3 while others dance 8H round and back, to end...
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(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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