The Eight Men Of Moidart
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE EIGHT MEN OF MOIDART (R8x32) 4C set Neil Stewart (1760s) RSCDS Book 3
1- 8 All couples set twice, cross passing RSh
9-16 All couples set twice again and cross back passing RSh
17-24 All couples facing up advance and retire and then give hands to turn partners RH
25-32 1s set, cast to 2nd place (2s step up) and turn RH
Repeat with 1s in 2nd place (all 4 couples dance bars 1-24 of each time through)
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance InformationWillie Wastle is a Scottish poem written by Robert Burns in 1792 for Johnson's Museum, and adapted to a tune called The Eight Men of Moidart.
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