Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Dance For All The Mackays

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A DANCE FOR ALL THE MACKAYS (J4x40) 4C set Martin Mulligan

1- 8 1s+3s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1s cast to start) as 2s cross down to 3rd place to reel on opposite sides. 1(2)3
9-16 1s+2s Petronella-in-tandem to other side. 2(1)3
17-24 1s+2s ½ turn partners RH dance RH across once round and 1s ½ turn RH into prom hold to face 3M as 2s cross RH to 1st place own side
25-32 1s dance RSh reel of 3 with 3s and 1s end between 3s facing down
33-40 1s turn 3s with nearer hand and cross down to 3rd place own sides as 3s dance up, 1s turn 4s 1½ times with other hand

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

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