Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Drummer's Daunder

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DRUMMER'S DAUNDER (Fred's Fling) (J5x32) 5C set W. Ernst Eder For Old Tymes Sake

1- 8 1s and 5s cross RH and cast in 1 place, 1s+3s+5s dance ½ LSh reel of 3 (3L up and 3M down to start) end with 5s and 1s facing opposite sides BtoB
9-16 All dance Double Triangles
17-24 All dance RH across and back (5L with 2s, 5M+1L with 3s and 1M with 4s) 1s and 5s passing RSh to own sides
25-32 5s+3s also 1s+4s dance ½ R&L, 5s+4s dance ½ R&L while 3s and 1s set and cross RH

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Daunder means to walk or amble.

The drum is transparent and by coincidence is perfectly aligned with the arch of the Glasgow Coat of Arms on Albert Bridge, Glasgow

Image copyright Thomas Nugent [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Drummer's Daunder' page