Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Fair Maid Of Perth

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE FAIR MAID OF PERTH (S4x32) 4C set David M Robertson

1- 8 Reels of 4 on sides - start 1L and 3L cross down to pass 2M and 4M RSh while 1M and 3M cross up to pass 2L and 4L RSh. 2(1)(3)4
9-16 1s turn RH twice round to face 2nd corners while 3s turn 1½ RH to own sides; 1s set to 2nd corners and set to 1st corners
17-24 1s dance RSh round each other and dance ½ Fig 8 on opposite sides (1M RSh round 2L, LSh round 3L, 1L RSh round 3M, LSh round 2M) 2(1)34
25-32 2s+1s+3s Adv&Ret; 1s lead down and cross to 4th place own sides (3s+4s step up 31-32) 2341

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

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