Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Weel Done Cutty Sark

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Weel Done Cutty Sark
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Burns Night In The Annapolis Valley:
32 bar Reel
One long set numbered 1-2, 1-2. etc. with ALL 1st couple on opposite sides

  1-8   1ST COUPLE ROUND THE SQUARE: 1st couple cross right hands, cast off one place, cross over left hands, and cast up to original places;

  9-16 2ND COUPLE ROUND THE SQUARE: 2nd couple cross right hands, cast off one place, cross over left hands, and cast up to original places;

17-24 1ST COUPLE TURN, CAST AND DANCE UP: 1st couple turn once round with right hands, cast off one place and joining nearer hands dance up to join nearer hands with 2nd couple (who face up);

25-28 UP THE MIDDLE: all dance up the middle in a line of 4;

29-32 DOWN MIDDLE: 1st couple followed by 2nd couple to end in progressed places.

REPEAT with next couple.

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



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