Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Capon Tree

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CAPON TREE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Greenburn Book 1

1- 8 1s set and cross RH to 2nd place opposite side, 1M casts up round 2L as 1L casts down round 3M to meet in middle LSh to LSh (L facing up, M down)
9-12 1s dance RH across on sides (1L with 2L+3L, 1M with 2M+3M)
13-16 1s pass RSh to dance LH across on other sides and end in lines across (M between 2s, L between 3s)
17-24 All set and 2s+3s set again with 1s petronella turn to 2nd place own sides, all turn RH
25-32 All circle 6H round and back.

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

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