Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DECIMUS (Ten Up For Kingston) (J5x32) 5C set John S Trew Martello Tower 4

1- 8 1s and 5s dance Figs of 8 round next couple ending in middle facing down/up
9-16 2s+3s+4s dance reels of 3 on sides (2L and 3L, 3M and 4M pass RSh to start)
17-24 1s and 5s advance to centre of dance and dance RH across, 5s return to place while 1s dance to top and turn towards each other to face down
25-32 1s change places with 2s, then 3s, 4s and 5s (dancing between 2s+4s and outside 3s and 5s)

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

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