Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

30 Years To Life

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

30 Years To Life (S3x32) 3C Set Alison Austin A Dunfermline Collection

1- 8 1s+2s set, ½ turn partner RH into prom hold; 1s+2s dance down, cross LH below 3s and cast up on own sides. 213
9-16 1s+3s set, ½ turn partner LH into prom hold; 1s+3s dance up, cross RH above 2s and cast down on own sides. 231
17-18 1s dance up while 3s step down
19-24 2s+1s+3s dance 6 bar reels own sides 1L+3L and 1M+2M pass RSh, 1s face out at end of reel
25-32 Promenade (Chaperoned) Chain progression:
 25-26 2s and 3s ¾ turn partner RH into middle while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round the set picking up 2L/3M...
 27-30 who promenade ½ way clockwise while middle people (2M + 3L) turn LH 1½
 31-32 2s and 3s turn partner RH ¾ to own sides while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round to end in 2nd place. 312

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

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