Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dance Of The Demons

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANCE OF THE DEMONS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) David Horwill

1- 4 1s cross down to 2nd place opposite sides while 2s cast up and 3s set, 2s dance in and face down while 3s cross up to 2nd place opposite sides as 1s cast down, meet and face up. 2(3)(1)
5- 8 All dance ½ mirror reels of 3 on sides (2s in/down, 3s out/up, 1s in/up) (1)(3)2
9-12 1s set while 3s cast and 2s cross up to 2nd place opposite sides, 1s cross down to 2nd place own side while 2s cast up and meet in middle facing down and 3s dance in to middle facing up. (2)1(3)
13-16 All dance ½ mirror reels of 3 on sides (2s in/down, 1s out/down, 3s in/up) (3)1(2)
17-24 3s followed by 1s dance down middle, 3s cast up, meet and dance up middle to 1st place facing out while 1s cross and cast up to 2nd place. (3)(1)(2)
25-32 All dance ½ mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s in/up, 3s cast down, 2s cast up); 2s+1s+3s set and cross RH with partner. 213

Note: On 2nd time through Bars 31-32: 1s+3s dance ½ RH across

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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