Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dumgoyne (Emmerson)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DUMGOYNE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) George Emmerson Thistle and Trillium

1- 8 1s set, turn 2H, dance down nearer hands joined 1 place, face each other and set advancing passing LSh to end BtoB (Lady facing up and Man down)
9-16 1s circle 3H round to left (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s), 1s set to and turn each other 2H to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass each other LSh, dance ½ reel with 2nd corners and pass each LSh to face out on opposite sides
25-28 1s cast round 1st corners (pstn) into lines across (1L+3s at top and 1M+2s) while 3s+2s Adv&Ret, all change places RH up/down
29-32 1s cast round 2nd corners (pstn) to 2nd place opposite sides while 3s+2s Adv&Ret diagonally. 2s+1s+3s cross RH to own sides

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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