Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Butterfly Bride

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BUTTERFLY BRIDE (R4x48) 4C set Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 1
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s also 4s cross RH and cast in 1 place, 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance RH across
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
17-24 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance double Fig of 8 with 1s and 4s dancing between 2s/3s 1s and 4s end BtoB facing nearest corners
25-32 1s and 4s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting to end facing opposite corners
33-40 1s and 4s turn (long) corners RH join hands in circle, Set&Rotate round to right to face in again
41-48 1s+4s dance RH across, dance out between end couples Cross&Cast in 1 place. 24(1)(3)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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