Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Cross Diagonally

To Cross diagonally two Scottish Country Dancers Exchange places, one Crossing Down, the other Crossing Up.
For example, 1st Man and 2nd Lady in bars 9-10 of Seann Truibhas Willichan and 1st Man and 3rd Lady in bars 9-10 of Hooper's Jig.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Cross diagonally, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Corstorphine Road
Ford Strathspey
Gordon Strathspey
Ilka Joy
Spring Chicken
Valentine Strathspey

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