Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Crickets By Moonlight

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CRICKETS BY MOONLIGHT (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Brian Mortimer Ardbrae 50 Years

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place and turn LH 1½ times to end in 2nd place opposite sides
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on sides giving LSh to 2nd corner to start and end 2nd place opposite sides facing out as 2s and 3s end in centre with nearer hands joined
17-24 1s chase anticlockwise to 2nd place own sides while 2s+3s Adv&Ret to places, 2s+1s+3s turn RH
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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