Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dance With Mother

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANCE WITH MOTHER (R8x32) 3C (4C set) G Hamilton

1- 8 1s dance down below 3s, cast up and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides dancing down between 3s to start
17-24 1s cross down below 3s, cast up on own sides and turn LH 1¼ times
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) giving LSh to 1st corners

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

Dance With Mother
Dance With Mother
"Dorothea and Francesca" Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942), Oil On Canvas, 1898

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

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