Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Electric Brae

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ELECTRIC BRAE (S5x32) 5C set Jill Burrows, 2018

1- 8 1s+2s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cast, 2s cross up) while 5s+4s+3s dance mirror reels of 3 giving hands (5s in/up). End 5s in centre nearer hands joined between 4th/5th place, 4s in 5th place, 3s in 4th place
9-12 1s turn 2s (Ladies RH, Men LH) 1s end in original place, 2s nearer hands joined face up while 5s dance RH across on own sides with 4s+3s. 5s end facing up nearer hands joined
13-16 2s followed by 5s dance up between 1s and cast, 2s to 3rd place, 5s to 2nd place while 3s+4s Set&Link
17-20 1s+5s also 4s+3s turn partners ¾ 2H into line in centre facing partner (Men facing up, Ladies facing down) and set
21-28 1s+5s also 4s+3s dance half a Celtic Reels (8 bars)
29-32 1s+5s also 4s+3s turn partners ¾ 2H to own side and all set. 51234

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

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