Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Easter Egg

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE EASTER EGG (J2x64) Sq.Set Kathrine Burke Belfast Book

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 2s+4s dance R&L
17-24 1s+3s turn opposite partners RH (4 bars), 2s+4s repeat
25-32 1s+3s set, set turning inwards to face out and cast round corners back to place
33-40 2s+4s repeat bars 25-32
41-56 All dance full Schiehallion Reel
57-64 All join hands with 1s making an arch, 1L and 4M drop hands and 4M leads everyone under the arch back to places

Repeat with 1s and 3s dancing bars 9-16 also 2s and 4s dancing bars 17-24 At end 4M can lead everyone on a merry dance!

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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