Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dinner For One

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DINNER FOR ONE (The 90th Birthday) (R3x32) 3C set Judith Kowalczik

1- 8 1M dances clockwise round set (pass 1L RSh) while 1L dances petronella turn and sets to 2L, 3L, 3M and 2M in turn. Bars 7-8 1L dances petronella turn back to place. (2L sets on bars 3-4, 3L bars 4-5, 3M bars 5-6, 2M bars 6 and 7)
9-16 ½ reel, set, ½ reel:-
' 9-11 ½ reels of 3 on sides (1M+2M pass RSh, 1L+2L pass LSh)
' 12-13 All set (start on Left foot), 3s facing across, 2s facing 1s on sides
' 14-16 ½ reels of 3 on sides (1M+2M pass LSh, 1L+2L pass RSh)
17-24 1L dances across to take prom hold with partner (1M on right of 1L). 1s dance down (2 bars), turn RH or birl (4 bars) while bars 19-20 2s+3s step up and dance RH across
25-32 2s+3s+1s circle 6H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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