Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Casbah

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CASBAH (J8x32) 3C (4C set)

1- 8 1s set and cross down RH to 2nd places, 1s cast round 1st corners to face them
9-12 1s+1st corners change places RH and 1st corners persons ½ turn LH to face opposite sides while 2nd corners chase clockwise to change places
13-16 1st corner persons dance RH across on opposite sides and ½ turn LH to face original positions
17-20 Original 1st corner persons and 1s change places RH then 1s ½ turn LH to face own sides while 2nd corners chase clockwise back to places
21-24 1s dance RH across on own sides and 1s end in 2nd places
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides giving RSh to 3rd corner and ending in 2nd place

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

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