Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Zytglogge

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ZYTGLOGGE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Terry Blackburn Collecta Ursis ZYTGLOGGE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Terry Blackburn Collecta Ursis

1- 8 1s turn RH and cast 1 place (2s step up), 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-12 1s ½ turn 1st corners RH while 2nd corners set. 1s+2nd corners chase 1 place clockwise round while 1st corners ¾ turn LH to face 1s again (on 2nd corners diagonal)
13-16 Repeat bars 9-12 from new positions to end 1s facing 3rd corner positions
17-24 Repeat bars 9-16 (same people - opposite positions) and 1s end turning LH to 1M below 1L in centre facing 1st corners
25-32 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s at top, 1M with 3s), pass RSh and dance LH across with other couple. 231
Note: Bars 9-24 The path of 1s is - OUT to 1st corner, IN from 2nd corner, OUT to 3rd corner, IN from 4th corner (positions). 1s and 1st corner people are moving in/out while 2nd corner people set and chase throughout.

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


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The Zytglogge tower is a landmark medieval tower in Bern, Switzerland. Built in the early 13th century, it has served the city as guard tower, prison, clock tower (with its 15th-century astronomical clock), centre of urban life and civic memorial.
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The East Front Of The Zytglogge


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