Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dick's Dram

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DICK'S DRAM (S4x32) 4C set D Buchanan Crystal Collection

1- 4 All set to partners then 1s+2s dance up and cast to change places while 3s+4s dance down and cast to change places
5- 8 1s dance Figs of 8 round 2s and 1s then 4s cross RH to end in middle of set facing corners (1M and 4L turn right about)
9-16 1s turn corners 2H and 1s+4s dance 4H round, 1s turn 2H ½ way to end in promenade hold facing 2L while 4s turn 2H to end in prom hold facing 3M
17-24 1s+2s also 4s+3s dance ½ reel of 3 across, 1s+4s retain promenade hold and pass each other RSh, 1s dance down and give LH to cross below 3s then cast into 3rd place while 4s dance up and divide to cast into 2nd place as 2s+3s continue to reel across to end 2413
25-32 1s and 4s dance Poussette

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

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