Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Forty Shades Of Grey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FORTY SHADES OF GREY (J3x40) 3C set Moira Wood Forty and Counting

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ double Figs 8 (2s cross up, 1s dance down). 1s+2s turn 1½ Ladies' side LH Men's side RH
9-16 1s+3s dance ½ double Figs 8 (1s cross down, 3s dance up). 1s+3s turn 1½, Ladies' side LH, Men's side RH
17-24 3s followed by 2s cross down below 1s (in 3rd place), dance up to top. 3s cast to 2nd place facing down while 2s dance to top facing out
25-32 2s+3s+1s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (2s out/down, 3s in/down, 1s out/up)
33-40 All circle 6H round and back. 231

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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