Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Fiddling In The Pinewoods

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FIDDLING IN THE PINEWOODS (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Amanda Peart 2017

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s in/down to start); Bars 7-8 1s cross down to 2nd place opposite sides facing out as 2s dance up
9-16 1M+3s also 1L+2s dance reels of 3 across (6 bars for 1s, 1s pass 1st corners RSh to start, 2s and 3s pass partner LSh to begin); 1s turn ¾ LH to 2nd place own sides
17-24 2s+1s+3s set, 1s dance down between 3s, cast up meet in centre, dance up between 2s and cast into 1st place as 2s step down
25-32 1s+2s dance the Z-progression:
 1M, with right hand, crosses 1L in front of him to 2M's place as 2M steps up and 1M dances to 1L's place, 1s+2s set
 1M, with left hand, crosses 1L in front of him to 2L's place as 2L steps up and 1M dances to 2M's place, 2s+1s set

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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