Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

13th Of September

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

13TH OF SEPTEMBER (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Martin Sheffield 140 SCDs

1- 8 1s set, petronella turn into middle and take 2H, 1s set moving down (Man backwards) and 1s turn ¾ RH to face opposite sides as in Double Triangles
9-16 All set, then dance ½ reel of 3 on opposite sides (pass 1st corners RSh) and 1s turn 2nd corners LH while 1st corners cross RH diagonally
17-24 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (RSh to 3rd corner position), 1s pass LSh to dance ½ diagonal RSh reel with 1st corners (position). End joining LH with partner, RH with 3rd corner (position)
25-32 1s Balance-in-Line with 3rd corners, 1s Balance-in-Line with 4th corners and turn LH to 2nd place own sides

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

This dance was devised by Martin Sheffield for his daughter's birthday.

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