Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Alasdair's Fancy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ALASDAIR'S FANCY (R4x32) Sq. Set Pat Clark Corberry Collection 2

1- 8 All dance ½ Grand Chain, set to partner and turn 2H
9-16 1s+3s set advancing, 1M+3L face 2s, 1L+3M face 4s and all set. Couples dance ½ R&L, 2s+4s finish in centre, 1s+3s omit polite turns to end 1s facing top, 3s facing bottom
17-20 2s+4s dance ½ LH across while 1s+3s cast to original place. 1s+4L+2M and 3s+4M+2L dance ½ RH across
21-24 1s+3s dance LH across ending on side in 2nd/4th places while 2L+4L stand (2 bars) then step right into next Ladies' place while 2M+4M cast anticlockwise ½ round to meet partner in 1st/3rd places
25-32 All circle 8H round and back. 4123

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

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