Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Togetherness

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TOGETHERNESS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Brodie Book

1- 4 1s ½ turn RH to face down in prom hold and dance down to 3rd place while 2s and 3s set and cast up 1 place
5- 8 1s cross LH to 3rd place own side and cast up to 2nd place while 2s ½ turn RH to face down in prom hold and dance down to 3rd place as 3s set and cast up 1 place
9-12 1s set and cast to top while 2s cross LH to 3rd place own side and cast up to 2nd place as 3s ½ turn RH to face down in prom hold and dance down to 3rd place
13-16 1s ½ turn RH to face 2M (in top place) while 2s set and cast up to 1st place as 3s cross LH to 3rd place and set
17-24 1s (in prom hold) dance diagonal RSh reel of 3 with 1st corners and end facing 3M
25-32 1s dance ½ diag LSh reel of 3 with 2nd corners and on bar 29 1s lead up and cast to 2nd place own sides as corners continue reel. 213

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


Togetherness
John Drewry   Brodie Book
Reel   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Lengthwise Set

  1-4   1s turn by the right halfway into promenade hold and lead down to 3rd place (opposite sides) WHILE 2s 3s set and cast up one place;

  5-8   1s cross by the left and cast up to 2nd place WHILE 2s turn by the right halfway into promenade hold and lead down to 3rd place (opposite sides) WHILE 3s set and cast up to 1st place;

  9-12 1s set and cast up to 1st place WHILE 3s turn by the right halfway into promenade hold and lead down to 3rd place (opposite sides) WHILE 2s cross by the left and cast up to 2nd place;

13-16 1s turn by the right into promenade hold finishing facing out on Mn's side WHILE 2s set and cast up to 1st place WHILE 3s cross by the left and set;

17-24 1s (promenade hold) reel of 3 with first corners (giving right shoulder to 2M to start);

25-28 1s (promenade hold) reel of 3 halfway with second corners (giving left shoulder to 3M to start);

29-32 second corners complete the reel WHILE 1s lead up, separate and cast to 2nd place on own sides.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

Togetherness is the feeling of being close to another person emotionally and physically.

In association with or in relationship to one another - mutually or reciprocally - getting along together - the spending of much time together.



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