Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

African Monarch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

AFRICAN MONARCH (S4x32) 4C Set Andrew and Heather Hodgson Fields of Gold

1- 8 1s+4s cross RH and cast down/up (2s+3s step up/down bars 3-4); 1s+4s dance ½ Fig of 8 round end couples. 2143
9-16 1s+4s dance Poussette. On bar 16, 1s+4s turn 2H ¾ to finish in middle of set (Men facing up, Ladies down)
17-24 1s+4s dance reel of 4 up/down middle of set
25-32 1s+4s turn 2H 1¼ to finish 1s facing down, 4s facing up. 1s+4s circle 4H ½ round to the left; 4s+1s set and cross RH to own sides. 2413

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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