Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Closeburn Lassies

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CLOSEBURN LASSIES (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Alan Davis Blackwater Collection

1- 8 1M+2L+3M dance reel of 3 in centre of set (1M+2L pass RSh)
9-16 1L+2M+3L dance reel of 3 (1L+2M pass LSh). Bar 16 1M and 2L step in to join 2H with partner
17-24 1s+2s dance poussette. Bars 23-24 1M pulls back LSh, 1L RSh to end BtoB
25-28 2s+1s+3s set (as Double Triangles), 1s pull back RSh, dance out to 2nd place own side (2 pas-de-basque) while 2s and 3s set
29-32 2s+1s+3s turn partners RH. 213

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


Dance Notes

Repeats 2, 4, and 6 Bars 29-32:-
3s turn RH (4 bars) while 1s turn RH (2 bars) and cast while 4s turn RH (2 bars) and dance up to 3rd place.

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