Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

City Of Christchurch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CITY OF CHRISTCHURCH (M-(S64+R64)) 4C set Wouter Joubert Eight by Thirty Two
3s+4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s+4s petronella into centre and set to partners (2s+3s step up/down), 1s pass partner LSh, dance RSh round 2s (1L/2M, 1M/2L) as 4s dance similar round 3s
9-16 1s+4s dance ½ RSh reel of 4, All couples petronella 1 place right and set (2s+3s in centre facing partner, 4s in 1st place opposite sides, 1s in 4th place own side)
17-20 2s+3s turn RH, 2L/3L dance RSh round 4M/1M as 2M+3M turn ¾ LH to face out on sides
21-24 2s+3s dance ½ Ladies' Chain. (4)3(2)1
25-30 4s+1s cross RH, cast up/down (3s+2s step up/down on 27-28), 4s+1s dance ½ RH across
31-32 All 4 couples set. 31(4)(2)

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

Dance Notes

This medley is danced as 2x32 bar Strathspey then 2x32 bar Reel.

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