Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Duchess Of Argyll

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DUCHESS OF ARGYLL (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 3

1- 8 1s+2s set, 1s cast to 2nd place and dance ½ Figs of 8 (Lady round 2s and Man round 3s) as 2s+3s set and cross RH (facing out)
9-16 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides giving RSh to 2nd corners, 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (Lady up Man down) and 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners
17-24 1s dance modified pass and turn with 2nd corners (pass corners RSh but corners turn LH in centre), 1s turn LH and dance modified pass and turn with 1st corners with all 3 couples end in centre for Allemande
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

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

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