Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Arch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ARCH (S4x32) 4C Set Andrew and Heather Hodgson Fields of Gold

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance all round Poussette
9-14 1s+2s also 3s+4s set, ½ turn partner RH and chase clockwise ½ round. 2143
15-16 All turn partners 2H, 2s+3s finish on sides while 1s+4s finish in middle, nearer hands joined, facing down/up
17-24 1s+4s dance a Rondel. 2413
25-28 All set, Men make arches, all dance into partners' places passing RSh.
29-32 Repeat bars 25-28 with Ladies making arches. 2413

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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