Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BRYONY (S4x32) 4C set Veronica Hughes Silver Thistle Collection

1- 8 1M followed by partner casts, crosses set below 2s, casts behind 3L and dances up middle to above 3s and pulls back RSh to face partner (2s step up 3-4, 3s+4s on 7-8)
9-16 1s+3s dance 4H round to left, 1s pull back RSh, 1M facing up, 1L facing down; 1M+2s also 1L+4s dance RH across
17-20 1s+3s dance LH across
21-24 3s retain hands and turn to finish 3M in own place and 3L in 2L's place
while 1L+4L turn RH to end in 3rd and 4th places own sides
while 1M+2M turn RH to end in original places (2341 Ladies' side and 1234 Men's). All dance in and take promenade hold
25-32 All with "new" partners Promenade round for 4 bars (until 1M, dancing up, is level with 4M), all drop hands and 1M cast to on own side to pick up partner while other Men dance on to meet partners and continue Promenade to places. 2341

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

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