Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Water's Edge

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WATER'S EDGE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Canadian Book

1- 8 1s and 3s dance double Fig of 8 round 2s (1s casting to start, 3s crossing up), 1s end facing out
9-16 1s cast to 2nd place as 2s start Allemande, 2s+1s continue Allemande, on Bar 14 men bring Ladies round to face them, then both couples face down, 2s cast up to 1st place, 1s dance down to 2nd place facing out
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s dance out and down to start) taking hand where possible. 1s end in 2nd place facing in, 2s and 3s in centre facing down/up nearer hands joined with partners
25-32 2s+1s+3s set, circle 6H round to L for 4 bars, dance into centre and spiral out clockwise to places

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

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