Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Abbot House

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ABBOT HOUSE (R80) Sq.Set Amy Drysdale RSCDS Dunfermline 90th Anniversary Dances (16)

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 Ladies dance ½ RH across, turn opposite Man LH once round, Ladies dance ½ RH across while Men dance 1 place anticlockwise. All turn 'new partner' LH into square set
17-24 Men repeat bars 9-16, end turning original partner LH into square set. 2341
25-32 All Adv&Ret, all turn (birl) corner LH
33-40 All set to partner and change places RH, change places LH with next person, and set to next facing person
41-48 All change places RH with facing person, change places LH with next person and all turn (birl) partner RH to end 4s (1st place) facing 1s (2nd place) and 3s (4th place) facing 2s (3rd place). 4123
49-56 1s+4s and 2s+3s dance R&L
57-64 1s+4s and 2s+3s Adv&Ret, set and change places RH with dancer opposite to finish in square set. 1432
65-72 All dance Set&Link with partner; 2s+4s promenade clockwise inside set to original places. 1234
73-80 All circle 8H round and back. 1234

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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