Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Babbling Brooke

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A BABBLING BROOKE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Gaye Collin The Musicians' Wedding

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 2 places (2s+3s step up on bars 3-4); 1s cross LH and set
9-16 2s repeat bars 1-8. 312
17-24 1s turn 1st corners RH, pass partner RSh to turn 2nd corners RH and cross passing partner RSh to 2nd place own sides (corners dance 4 bars)
25-32 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise ½ way round to opposite sides, set and cross RH

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Dance Information

Also see the dance The Babbling Brook by Jonathan Murrels.

The music for this dance is on the CD, The Musicians' Wedding, by Marian Anderson and her Band.

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