Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Dance For Maisondieu

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A DANCE FOR MAISONDIEU (J4x32) 4C set Mary Gardner Angus Book

1- 8 1s and 2s slip down and back
9-16 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back
17-24 1s turn RH and cast to bottom
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

This dance was devised for the pupils of Maisondieu Primary School in Brechin, Angus, Scotland.

The school is named after a mediaeval hospital, founded around 1265 in Brechin, called Maison Dieu.

Dance For Maisondieu Painting Image
A Dance For Maisondieu
"Dorothea and Francesca" Cecilia Beaux (1855–1942), Oil On Canvas, 1898


Image Copyright Cecilia Beaux [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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