Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Craven Twelvesome

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CRAVEN TWELVESOME (R4x32) Sq.Set Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 5
Man+2 Ladies per side of square set

1- 8 All dance RSh reels of 3 with partners
9-16 All Men set, ½ RH across, dance out through opposite Ladies and cast to right to middle of next side Ladies
17-24 Top and bottom trios (side Men with new partners) advance, Ladies ½ turn 2H opposite Lady and retire with new partners, side trios repeat
25-32 All circle 12H round and back

Repeat from new places and with new partners

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Derek Haynes recommended the traditional tune "The Moving Cloud" for this dance.

Derek Haynes
Derek Haynes

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