Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Turn By The Left Halfway

To Turn by the left halfway two Scottish Country Dancers Take Left hands and proceed round each other in the natural direction (anticlockwise), Finishing with their Positions interchanged.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Turn by the left halfway, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Birkie Lads
Farewell To Fife
Forth Frolics
Irish Rover
James Gray
Let's Have A Ceilidh
Reel Of The Royal Scots
Space Coaster
Travelling Dancers
Wee Cooper O' Fife

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Additional search terms: ½ Turn LH (MiniCrib).