Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DESPERATION (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Cliff Fryer 1994

1- 8 1s+2s Set&Rotate:
   Set, Rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place)
9-16 1s+2s dance RH across, 1s+3s dance LH across
17-24 1s dance Reels of 3 on sides, 2s+1s pass RSh to start
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance 6H round and back 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

The Desperate Man, Gustave Courbet, Oil On Canvas
"The Desperate Man" (Le Désespéré, Self-Portrait) Gustave Courbet (1819 - 1877), Oil On Canvas, c. 1843

Image copyright Gustave Courbet, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

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