Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Craigmin Brig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CRAIGMIN BRIG (J4x40) 4C set Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 3
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH and cast in 1 place (2s and 3s step down/up); 2s+1s and 4s+3s dance RH across 1s and 4s end in centre - 1s facing down and 4s up
9-12 1s cast up as 4s cast down round nearest corner to end 1s between 2s facing down, 4s between 3s facing up
13-16 All set in lines across, 1s+4s Adv, 1M+4L and 4M+1L pass RSh into line across, Ladies BtoB in centre (1L facing 4M, 4L facing 1M)
17-24 1s+4s dance RSh reel of 4 across
25-28 1M+4L and 4M+1L turn ¾ RH, retain hands and join LH with 2s and 3s to Balance-in-Line on sides. 2(1)4(3)
29-32 1M+4L and 4M+1L turn 1½ RH on sides. 24(1)(3)
33-40 All dance RSh reel of 4 on sides. 24(1)(3)

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

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