Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Cosmos In The Highlands

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

COSMOS IN THE HIGHLANDS (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Irene van Maarseveen Many Happy Hours: Pretoria 35th

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast (2s step up); 1s turn 1½ LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s+1st corners dance diagonal RSh reel of 4. 1s end in centre LSh to LSh (1M facing down, 1L facing up)
17-24 1M+2M+3M also 1L+2L+3L dance RH across, 1s pass RSh; 1M+2L+3L also 1L+2M+3M dance LH across. End 1s join RH with partner, LH with 2nd corner
25-32 1s+2nd corners Balance-in-Line twice; 1s turn ¼ RH, dance out of ends casting round 4th corner (1M down, 1L up) to 2nd place own side. 213

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


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