Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Fran MacCulloch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FRAN MACCULLOCH (S4x32) 4C John Bowie Dickson, 1985

1- 6 All set, 2s and 3s cross RH and cast, 2s above 1s, 3s below 4s
7- 8 2s and 3s dance in, meet partner and nearer hands joined dance down/up to 2nd/3rd place, remaining in centre, 2s facing 3s. 1(2)(3)4
9-12 2s+3s dance ½ LH across while 1s and 4s set facing in diagonally, 1s+3s also 2s+4s change places RH. 3142
13-16 1s+4s dance ½ LH across while 2s and 3s set facing in diagonally, 3s+4s also 1s+2s change places RH. (4)32(1)
17-24 RSh reels of 4 on sides
25-32 3s+2s (middle couples) dance ½ R&L (no polite turn); 4s+2s (top couples) also 3s+1s (bottom couples) dance ½ R&L. 2413

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


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This dance, Fran MacCulloch, was devised by John Bowie Dickson while he was in Montréal and it was to honour my mother, Fran MacCulloch, who was a founding member of the RSCDS Montréal Branch.

Dance Information by Phyllis MacCulloch (RSCDS Ottawa).

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