Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Watchmaker

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WATCHMAKER (S4x40) 4C set M Cannell St Ronan's SCD Club Innerleithen

1- 8 All set and 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ R&L and all set
9-16 1s+2s dance ½ LH across as 3s+4s dance ½ RH across then 2L+3L followed by 2M+3M, 1M+4M, 1L+4L promenade clockwise in turn around set to end 2L+2M+1M+1L on Men's side and 3L+3M+4M+4L on Ladies' side
17-24 Repeat bars 1-8 from new places
25-32 Repeat bars 9-16 from new places with dancers on Ladies' side (3M and 4M) leading the promenade
33-40 4 Men at top and 4 Ladies at bottom, circle 4H round, all drop hands and chase clockwise 2 places (now opposite partners) and cross RH. 2341

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

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A watchmaker is an artisan who makes and repairs watches.
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A Watchmaker

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