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 4 couple Set+Link in tandem:-
' 4M+3M also 2L+1L dance in, pull back RSh and dance into new places while partners pull back RSh and cast to new places (End couples move 1 place, middle couples move 2 places). 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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