Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Bob Boy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BOB BOY (R4x40) 4C set Masaaki Watanabe Primrose Collection

1- 8 1s set and cross RH as 2s set, 1s+2s change places LH on sides as 3s set and 1s+3s change places RH while 4s set as 2s cross RH. (2)3(1)4
9-16 2s+3s also 1s+4s change places LH on sides and 2s+4s change places RH as 1s and 3s cross RH, 3s+4s also 2s+1s change places LH and all set. 4(3)1(2)
17-24 All dance ½ reels of 4 on sides, 1s+3s+4s (bottom 3 couples) dance ½ reels of 3 on sides. (2)4(3)1
25-32 4s and 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 round couple above, 2s and 1s cross RH as 4s+3s dance RH across ½ way and all set. 2341
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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