Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Drummer

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DRUMMER (R8x48) 3C (4C set) David Rutherford RSCDS Book 20

1- 8 1s set twice to 2L and circle 3H round to left
9-16 1M+1L+2L in diagonal line across set twice to 2M and circle 4H round to left
17-24 1s+2s dance RH across for 3 steps and LH back, 1s cast on own sides and cross to face 1st corners
25-32 1s set and turn 1st corners 2H, set and turn 2nd corners 2H
33-40 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corners
41-48 1s set twice and turn RH 1½ times

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

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The Drummer - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
The drum is transparent and by coincidence is perfectly aligned with the arch of the Glasgow Coat of Arms on Albert Bridge, Glasgow

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