Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Cramond Wedding

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THE CRAMOND WEDDING (S3x32) 3C set Roy Goldring 15 Social Dances

1- 8 1s cross down to 2nd place opposite sides (no hands) 1M faces out/down, 1L out/up and 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 (1s pass 1st corners RSh to start). 1s end facing 1st corners
9-12 1s set to 1st corners and turn 2H opening out into lines of 3 across (1L between 2s and 1M between 3s) 1s+corner nearer hands joined make an arch
13-16 1s+2s+3s cross up/down 2L/3M dancing under arches made by 1s+corners, 1s turn 1st corners 2H onto sides. 3(1)2
17-24 1s dance RH across (1M+3s at top and 1L+2s at bottom), 1L crosses up between 3s and casts to 2nd place own side as 1M crosses down between 2s and casts to place
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande ending with 1s casting to 3rd place as 3s dance up to 2nd place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Cramond is a seaside village now part of suburban Edinburgh, Scotland, located in the north-west corner of the city at the mouth of the River Almond where it enters the Firth of Forth.

Cramond Harbour
Cramond Harbour

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