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



Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Fiddling In The Pinewoods' page