Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Down By The Salley Gardens

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DOWN BY THE SALLEY GARDENS (S4x32) 4C set Bardill/Prince

1- 2 1L+2M also 3L+4M ½ turn 2H to end nearer hands joined facing up in middle of lines across with 1M/2L and 3M/4L (2L and 4L step up)
3- 8 Inner dancers (1L+2M and 3L+4M) cast 1 place and all petronella in tandem and set facing up/down (2)1(4)3
9-16 All turn facing person 2H and 1s+4s ½ turn LH on sides, 1s and 4s ½ turn and twirl to partner's place (2)4(1)3
17-24 All dance reflection reels of 4 (2s dance out to start and all giving hands where possible)
25-26 2L+4L also 1L+3L ½ turn 2H to end nearer hands joined facing up in middle of lines across with 1M/2L and 3M/4L (4M and 3M step up)
27-32 Inner dancers (4L+2L and 3L+1L) cast 1 place and all petronella in tandem and set facing across 2413

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


Published in http://www.minicrib.org.uk/Publications/Bardill-Prince/SalleyGardens.pdf

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