Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Big Bang

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BIG BANG (R4x40) 4C set John Drewry Greenburn Book 1
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s advance into tight circles (Hands Raised) and Retire, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ R&L, 2s and 3s turn 1½ times, 1M+4L also 1L+4M turn RH 1½ times on sides into prom hold
17-24 1M+4L and 1M+4L in prom hold dance reels of 3 on sides (RSh to 2L/3L)
25-32 4s+1s dance LH across and end facing corners, turn corners RH ending on sides 24(1)(3)
33-40 All circle 8H round and back

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

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