Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dr William Cunningham

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DR WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Peter J Clark Corberry Collection 2

1- 8 1s set, lead down, cross and dance down behind 3s; 1s meet, dance up to face 1st corners while corners set facing in diagonally
9-12 1s+1st corners set, Petronella turn to face diagonally across nearer hands joined
13-16 1s+1st corners set and link, corners cast to place while 1s dance into 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 1s dance 6 bar reels of 3 on opposite sides (LSh to 2nd corners). Finish 1M between 3s, 1L between 2s, then pass LSh to face 2nd corners while corners face in diagonally and set
25-32 1s+2nd corners repeat bars 9-16 ending 1M between 2s, 1L between 3s
33-40 1s dance 6 bar reels of 3 across (LSh to 3rd corner). Bars 39-40: 1s pass LSh to 2nd place own sides while corners face in diagonally and set right, face partner and set left. 213

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

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