Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Amazing Grace

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

AMAZING GRACE (S4x32) 2x4C sets arranged side by side Ron Adams South African SCD Book

1- 8 All 8 couples set and cross RH (middle lines face each other), middle couples turn LH ending with 1s and 3s facing down, 2s and 4s up and all set
9-16 All repeat bars 1-8 back to original places
17-24 Each set dances ½ Grand Chain into ½ reels of 4 on sides
25-32 All dance ½ reels of 4 across both sets and 1s turn 2H moving down to bottom (other 6 couples take nearer hands and step up bars 31-32)

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

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Also see the dance Amazing Grace Strathspey by Betty MacKenzie.

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