Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

By Invitation

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BY INVITATION (R4x32) Jill Burrows Ribble Valley Book

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ RH across, 1s change places LH on side with 3s and 1s+4s turn RH on sides
9-12 1s cross up between 3s and turn 2s (1M turns 2L RH, 1L turns 2M LH) 1s meet nearer hands joined facing down
13-16 1s dance down between 3s to turn 4s (1L turns LH and 1M turns RH) and end 1L facing 3M as 1M facing 4L
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal RSh reel of 4 with 4L+3M passing RSh and ½ diagonal RSh reel of 4 with 3L+4M to end 3rd place
25-32 1s+4s dance RH across (couple above them), All 4 couples turn RH 1½ times to own side. 2413

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

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By Invitation - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Invitation to Rex Ball c. 1932
Rex Ball Invitation, Mardi Gras, 1932

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