Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Twa Bonnie Lassies

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TWA BONNIE LASSIES (S4x32) 4C set Niall Mitchell Imperial 5

1- 8 1s set and cast to face 1st corners, 1s set to 1st corners (Highland Schottische)
9-16 1s dance round 1st corners RSh and dance down/up centre and pass RSh to face 2nd corners, set to 2nd corners (Highland Schottische)
17-24 1s dance round 2nd corners RSh and down/up sides to end above/below 2s/3s while corners dance RH across, 1s dance RH across with 2s/3s
25-32 1s dance down/up for 2 bars to meet, turn right about, dance into 2nd places own sides and turn RH

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


Dance Information

'Twa Bonnie Lassies' is Scottish for 'two pretty young ladies'.

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