Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Andrew Carnegie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ANDREW CARNEGIE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Aad L M Boode Delft Book

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ RH across, 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s LSh to 3s). (2)(1)3
9-16 1s+3s dance ½ LH across, 2s+3s+1s dance reels of 3 on sides (2s RSh to 3s). (2)(3)1
17-24 1s lead up crossing to 1st place opposite sides, all turn partners 2H 1½ times and 1s and 2 end nearer hands joined with partner in middle ready for...
25-32 1s+2s dance Rondel

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


Andrew Carnegie (32 bar strathspey for three couples in a four-couple set) Aad L.M. Boode, The Delft Book Of Scottish Country Dances

1 - 2 1st and 2nd couples dance right hands across half way round.
3 - 8 2nd, 1st and 3rd couples dance reels of three on the sides (1st man and 3rd woman pass each other left shoulder and 1st woman and 3rd man pass each other left shoulder to enter the reels).
9 - 10 1st and 3rd couples dance left hands across half way round.
11 - 16 2nd, 3rd and 1st couples dance reels of three on the sides (2nd man and 3rd man pass each other right shoulder and 2nd woman and 3rd woman pass each other right shoulder to enter the reels).
17 - 20 1st couple lead up and cross over to 1st place on opposite sides.
21 - 24 1st, 2nd and 3rd couples turn each other both hands 1½ times, 1st and 2nd couples finish with nearer hands joined facing each other in the middle.
25 - 32 1st and 2nd couples dance rondel.

Repeat, having passed a couple.

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Aad L.M. Boode, Vlaardingen, 1984)


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

Tune: Andrew Carnegie, by Alastair C. Hunter.

Published in http://www.dublin-scd.com/andrewcarnegie
Dance information by the deviser, Aad L.M. Boode.

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