Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Bert McCroskie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BERT MCCROSKIE (R5x32) 5C set John W Mitchell Whetherly Book 15

1- 8 All set; 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 down round 2s while 5s dance ½ Fig of 8 up round 4s; 1s and 5s ¾ turn partners RH
9-16 1s+2M also 5s+4L dance RH across, 1L and 5M pass RSh; 1s+3L also 5s+3M dance LH across
17-20 1s+4M also 5s+2L dance RH across
21-24 1L followed by 1M dances down between 4s, separate and cast to 4th place own side while 5M followed by 5L dances up between 2s and cast to 2nd place own side (2s and 4s step down/up 21-22) 25314
25-28 5s+3s also 1s+4s dance ½ R&L. 2(3)(5)(4)(1)
29-32 1s and 3s turn partners 1½ RH to own sides while 5+4s dance ½ R&L. 23451

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

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