Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ally's Book Of Sayings

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ALLY'S BOOK OF SAYINGS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Alasdair Brown Eglinton Collection

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up) and dance ½ Fig of 8 (1M up between 2s, 1L down between 3s)
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance 'Mixed Cross and Rotate':
 1s cross RH (2), chase ¼ round clockwise (2), cross RH up/down (2), chase ¼ round clockwise (2) while
 3s+2s change RH on sides (2), chase ¼ round clockwise (2), 2L+3L also 2M+3M cross RH (2), 3s+2s chase ¼ round clockwise (2)
17-20 1s dance RSh round 2nd corners (pstn), towards each other, pull back RSh to face 1st corners (pstn) while 2nd corner (pstn) dance in, turn ½ RH, face each other, pull back RSh and dance out to own side
21-24 1s repeat with 17-20 with 1st corners (pstn) to end in 2nd place own side
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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