Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Casual Briefing

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A Casual Briefing
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Jig   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Longwise Set

  1-8   1s cross down into figures of 8 around 2s WHILE 2s set and cross twice, all finishing in places;

  9-16 1s cross, cast, take nearer hands, lead down between 3s and cast up to 2nd place on opposite sides;

17-24 1s repeat bars 1-8 with 3s, 1s finishing in 2nd place on opposite sides facing in and up;

25-28 2s1s3s mirror reels of 3 halfway on the sides;

29-32 3s2s complete the mirror reels of 3 normally WHILE 1s cross down to complete the reels on own sides, all finishing 2s1s3s.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)

Dance Notes

11-12 2s step up.

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Dance Information

The dance was devised on January 23, 2014, inspired by a comment made by Paul Maloney one night at St Andrew's of Brampton.

Dance information by Rob Lockhart, All Rights Reserved, 2017.

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