Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Up A Notch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Up a Notch
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 1: Tenth Anniversary Book
3x32 bar Reel
3-couple dance in longways set

  1-4   CROSS AND CAST: 1st couple cross by the right and cast to the bottom (2nd and 3rd couples step up on Bars 3-4);

  5-8   2ND COUPLE REPEAT BARS 1-4: the others step up on bars 7-8;

  9-12 3RD COUPLE REPEAT BARS 1-4: the others step up on Bars 11-12;

13-16 ALL TURN 1½ BY RIGHT: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd couples turn partner by the right hand 1½ times into promenade hold facing up;

17-24 3-COUPLE PROMENADE: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd couples promenade;

25-32 MIRROR TURNS: to progress, 1st and 2nd couples turn 1½ on the side (men by the right, women by the left), the 1st and 3rd couples turn 1½ on the side (men by the left, women by the right).

REPEAT WITH NEW TOP COUPLE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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