Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Beinglas Farm

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BEINGLAS FARM (M-(S64+R64)) Sq.Set Alasdair Brown Cathkin Collection

Strathspey
1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s+3s change places, 1s dancing under arch made by 3s and change sides, Ladies dance under Man's right arm; repeat, 1s making arch
17-24 Ladies Petronella turn 1 place right and all set; Men Petronella turn 1 place right and all set
25-32 All repeat 17-24 (all couples now opposite original place)
33-40 2s+4s dance RH across finishing 2L facing 1M (3M's place) with partner following and 4L facing 3M (1M's place) with partner following
41-48 2s and 4s dance Alternating Tandem RSh reels of 3 across with 1s / 3s. End as at end bar 32, all facing corners
49-56 All set, all change places with corners with La Barrat and finish facing next person
57-64 All change places RH with facing person and LH with next person into partner's original place and all turn partner RH 1½

Reel As Strathspey except:
9-16 2s+4s change places, 4s make 1st arch, 2s make 2nd arch
33-40 1s+3s dance RH across, LH back and end facing partners (3s between 2M/4L and 1s between 2L/4M) and dance RSh reels of 4 across. 1s and 3s pass partner RSh at end of reel

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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