Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Autumn Beginnings

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

AUTUMN BEGINNINGS (S4x32) 4C Alasdair Brown Glasgow 90th Anniv

1- 8 1L followed by partner casts behind 2L, up round 2M (pass LSh) into 2L place (1M into 2M place) while 4M followed by partner dance similarly, cast behind 3M, down round 3L (pass LSh) into 3M place (4L into 3L place) 2s/3s step up/down on bars 7-8
9-16 1s+4s dance RH across ½ way and set; 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance LH across ½ way and set
17-20 2s+3s dance RH across ½ way and all 4 couples set. 4321
21-24 All 4 couples Set&Link with middle dancers linking 2 places; end dancers linking 1 place as follows:
   21-22 All set
   23-24 4M dances down to 2nd place, 3M to 4th place, 2M casts up to 1st place, 1M to 3rd place while 4L casts to 2nd place, 3L to 4th place, 2L dances up to 1st place, 1L to 3rd place. 2413
25-32 Reels of 4 on sides, 2L and 3M finish facing out

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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