Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Daily Commute

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DAILY COMMUTE (M-4x(S32+R32)) 3C (4C set) Holger Schuckelt Borderland Dances

Strathspey
1- 2 1s lead down between 2s and 3s
3- 4 1s cross RH below 3s while 2s and 3s change places on the sides (Ladies LH, Men RH)
5- 8 1s cast up round 3rd position and turn LH to face 1st corners while 3s nearer hands joined dance up on bars 5-6
9-12 Corner Pass&Twirl with 1st corners
1s pass corners RSh, dance round corner place. 1s end 2nd place own sides while
1st corners dance in, ½ turn RH, face and pulling back RSh dance out to opposite corner place
13-16 All chase clockwise ½ way round
17-20 1s repeat Pass&Twirl with 4th corners.1s ending 2nd place opposite sides facing clockwise
21-24 All chase clockwise ½ way round. (2)1(3)
25-32 1s turn ½ RH, pull back RSh and dance out to opposite sides; All Set&Cross RH to own sides. 2134

Reel
1-32 1s+3s+4s repeat 1-32

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'The Daily Commute' page