Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Widows

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WIDOWS (S8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 19

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round to left, 1s cast to 2nd place as 2s lead up to 1st place, 1s+3s circle 4H round to left and 1s cast to 3rd place as 3s dance up to 2nd place
9-16 1s lead up between 3s, cast up behind 2s to top, lead down below 3s and cast back to top
17-24 1s lead down between 2s, cast down behind 3s then lead up to face 1st corners, set to 1st corners and set to 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd corners and cross RH to 2nd places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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