Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Braw Sir John

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BRAW SIR JOHN (R8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 29

1- 8 1s set, cast to 2nd place, Set&Cast to 3rd place
9-16 1s cross up and dance reel of 3 on opposite sides with 2s+3s and end in 3rd place opposite sides
17-24 1s cross up and dance reel of 3 on own sides and end in 2nd place turning partner RH
25-32 1s dance reel of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s giving RSh to 4th corner to start), 1s end crossing RH to 2nd place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

"Braw Sir John" is Scots for "fine sir john".

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