Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Doing My Own Thing

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DOING MY OWN THING (R4x32) 4C Set May Macfarlane Tayside Collection 1983-2003

1- 8 1L+2M set, change places RH while 3s Petronella turn and set, 1s+2s dance ½ R&L (start by changing places RH up/down) while 3s passing LSh dance RSh round 4s (3L down round 4M, 3M up round 3L) to end in line of 4 across (3s BtoB between 4s)
9-16 1M and 2L set, change places RH, 1s+2s dance RH across once round while 3s+4s dance reel of 4 across (3s finish in 4th place) 1243
17-20 1s nearer hands joined dance down to 4th place while 3s cast up to 1st place. 3241
21-28 3s+2s set, dance ½ RH across, 2s+3s Set&Cross RH to own sides while 4s+1s dance RH across and LH back. 2341
29-32 2s and 3s turn partners RH while 4s and 1s turn LH

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

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