Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Welcome Aboard

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WELCOME ABOARD (M-(S64+R64)) Sq.Set Ann Dix Reel Friends 2
Strathspey -

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 All Set+Link, all Set+Link with corner
17-24 All turn new partner LH and dance ½ Ladies' Chain
25-32 All set to corner and turn RH, set to own partner and turn LH
33-40 All Ladies set advancing and cast round to right into a clockwise spiral for ¾ way round and ½ turn standing Man
41-48 All Men set advancing and cast round to right into a clockwise spiral for ¾ way round and ½ turn own partner (al now in opposite position to original place)
49-56 All dance Grand Chain (1 bar per hand)
57-64 All petronella turn (Ladies BtoB) and set, all turn 2H 1¼ times. 3412
Reel -
Repeat in reel time 1-64 to original place but end turning RH

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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