Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dublin's Farewell To The Boodes

Scottish Country Dance Instruction


1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across and LH across
9-12 1s+4s join nearer hands with partner and dance towards each other. 1s+4s face own sides and 1M+4M nearer hands joined set to 2M+3M as 1L+4L nearer hands joined set to 2L+3L
13-16 1s+4s dance out of sides, 1s crossing in front of 4s. 1s dance to 4th place, 4s to 1st place on own sides
17-22 2s+3s cast up/down, meet partner at ends facing down/up nearer hands joined. 2s+3s change places, 2s making arch and 3s dancing under
23-24 2s set turning to face up, 3s set and 4s set advancing to face up
25-32 4s+3s+2s dance Allemande
33-40 2L+3M+4L+1M dance reel of 4
41-48 2M+3L+4M+1L dance reel of 4
49-56 All ½ turn partners RH, balance across with partner, continue RH turn to own sides and all set
57-64 All circle 8H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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