The Cranberry Tart
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE CRANBERRY TART (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Terry Glasspool 7 Year Itch
1- 8 1M sets and casts 1 place, sets and petronella turns between 3s facing up while 1L stands for 2 bars then sets, casts 1 place and sets
9-16 1M sets in line with 3s and all 3 advance and retire then 1M advances to partner while 1L petronella turns between 2s and sets in line with 2s then all 3 advance and retire, 1L pulling back RSh (bar 16) to face 2L
17-24 1L followed by partner dances tandem reel of 3 across with 2s (RSh to 2L) to end in 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on sides giving RSh to 3s. 213
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
The Cranberry Tart
Terry Glasspool 7 Year Itch
Jig 8 x 32 bars 3 Couple Repeat 4 Couple Set Longwise Set
1-2 1M set;
3-4 1M cast one place WHILE 1L set;
5-6 1M set WHILE 1L cast one place;
7-8 1M petronella turn to finish facing up between 3s WHILE 1L set;
9-10 1L petronella turn to finish facing down between 2s WHILE 3M1M3L set facing up;
11-12 2M1L2L set facing down WHILE 3M1M3L advance;
13-14 2M1L2L advance WHILE 3M1M3L retire;
15-16 2M1L2L retire, 1L pulling right shoulder back to finish facing up WHILE 1M advance to follow partner;
17-24 giving right shoulder to 2L to start, 1s dance tandem reel of 3 with 2s, finishing in 2nd place on own sides;
25-32 giving right shoulder to 3s to start, 1s dance parallel reels of 3 on own sides, finishing 2s1s3s.
(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
3-14 1L repeat 1M's movement 2 bars later.
15-16 This is the tricky bit for 1L as she takes the lead.
-24 1L finish facing out and down, 1M in and down.
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