Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Argyll Is My Name

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ARGYLL IS MY NAME (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry

1- 8 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round and back
9-16 1L+2L+3L Adv&Ret and set while 1M+2M+3M set and Adv&Ret, 1s+2s+3s cross RH
17-24 1s+2s set, 1s cross LH to 2nd place own side as 2s cast up, 1s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 on sides (1M up and 1L down) and pass LSh to face 1st corner (pstns)
25-32 1s dance ½ reels of 4 with 1st corners, turn to right about to face 4th corner (pstn) and dance ½ reel with 2nd corners

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Argyll is a region of western Scotland corresponding with most of the part of ancient Dál Riata that was located on the island of Great Britain, and in a historical context can be used to mean the entire western seaboard between the Mull of Kintyre and Cape Wrath.

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