Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Anne Smyth

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ANNE SMYTH (J4x40) 4C set Sara L Gordon Four Dances (S L Gordon)

1- 8 1s lead down to 4th place and cast up behind own line to place while 4s cast up to top and lead back down to bottom
9-16 Reels of 4 on sides (Ladies pass LSh, Men pass RSh to start) 2s and 3s omit final loop
17-20 1M+2L also 3M+4L change places passing LSh, 2L+4L cast down 1 place on opposite sides while 1M+3M cast up 1 place opposite sides (1L+3L and 2M+4M step up/down bars 19-20)
21-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across 1ΒΌ round to end in original places
25-28 1L casts to bottom and partly across, 1M casts up to top and partly across while 1M+4L change places RH to end 1s at bottom facing up (1L on 1M's Left), 4s at top facing down (4L on 4M's Right)
29-32 1s+4s advance to dance RH across back to original places
33-40 1s cast, cross below 3s, cast up round 3s, then lead down crossing into 4th place own side (2s+3s+4s step up bars 39-40)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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