Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Father To Son

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Father to Son
Simon Scott   Coast to Coast with Scotch Mist
Reel   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Lengthwise Set

  1-8   1s2s set and rotate;

  9-16 parallel reels of 3 on own sides, 1s giving right shoulder to 2s to start;

17-24 2s1s3s set and link for 3 twice, finishing 3s1s2s on opposite sides;

25-28 all chase halfway around the set, finishing 2s1s3s on own sides;

29-32 2s 1s 3s turn by the right.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)

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Dance Information

This reel, Father To Son, is dedicated to the memory of the great Bobby Brown and the "Scottish Accent" band - and to his son, Laird Brown, who continues the wonderful music for us, with his band "Scotch Mist".

Dance Information by Rob Lockhart.

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