Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Breakish Postie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BREAKISH POSTIE (S4x32) 4C set Trevor Rayner Skye Collection 2

1- 8 1s set adv and pass LSh, 1M+2L turn RH as 1L+2M turn LH, 1M+3M turn LH as 1L+3L turn RH and 1M+4L turn RH as 1L+4M LH to end 234(1)
9-16 1s set adv and pass LSh, 1M+4M turn RH as 1L+4L turn LH, 1M+3L turn LH as 1L+3M turn RH, 1M+2M turn RH as 1L+2L turn LH and all end original place
17-24 1s+2s dance the Knot, 1s remain in middle and 3s step in for Poussette
25-32 1s+3s dance ½ Diamond Poussette, 1s+4s dance ½ Diamond Poussette

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

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