Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Bees They Are A'Drummin'

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BEES THEY ARE A'DRUMMIN' (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Amanda Peart Sunday Class Book 2

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up), meet in centre and turn 3s (1M+3L LH and 1L+3M RH) finishing in centre facing up. 2(1)3
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance reflection (mirror) reels of 3 on sides (1s up, 2s out/down, 3s out/up)
17-24 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s and dance ½ reels of 3 across (1L+2s and 1M+3s, 1s passing 1st corner LSh). Finish all on opposite sides. (2)(1)(3)
25-32 2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret. 2s+1s+3s ½ turn partner RH, pull back RSh and dance out to own sides. 213

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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