Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Beyond The Black Stump

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BEYOND THE BLACK STUMP (J40) Circle Sheila Gradon Beyond the Black Stump
Circle, Man has Lady on his right

1- 8 All circle round and back
9-16 Men advance (2 steps) and make arch, Ladies stand for 2 bars dance under arch (2 bars); Ladies dance round partner LSh and back to place, Men turn to face partner bar 16
17-24 All dance DoSiDo with partner and turn partner RH and all face anticlockwise, hands crossed ready for...
25-32 All promenade anticlockwise in allemande hold. Bar 32: Men turn Ladies under arm to face partner ready for...
33-40 All dance Grand Chain (2 steps per hand) passing 4 people, person 5 becomes new partner

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

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