Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Deeside Silver

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DEESIDE SILVER (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Margaret Pringle

1- 8 1M ½ turn 3L into prom hold face in as 3M casts and turns 1L into prom hold face out, 1M+3L dance up and face 2L as 3M+1L go behind 2L and face 2M
9-16 1M+3L+2L dance RH across and ½ way back as 1L+3M+2M dance likewise, 3L followed by 1M dance round passing other couple RSh to 3rd place facing up as 1L followed by 3M dance round to 1st place facing down
17-24 1s+3s dance ½ Ladies' Chain (3s end in original places and 1s in 1st place opposite sides), 1s+2s change places RH on sides and 1s cross LH to own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s set, turn partners RH (long turn) and set

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

Dance Information

The River Dee is 70 miles long and travels through Wales and England forming part of the border between the two countries.

The River Dee
The River Dee

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