1- 8 1L followed by 2L+3L dance anticlockwise round 1+2+3M and back up to places (Men stand)
9-16 1L+2L+3L set and cross, set and cross back (Men repeat Ladies Figs but 8 bars behind)
17-24 1L+2L+3L set and cross RH, turn to right and 1L followed by 2L+3L dance clockwise and down own side (Men Ditto)
25-32 1L+2L+3L dance reel of 3 on own side (1L RSh to 2L to start) (Men Ditto)
33-40 1L+2L+3L dance ½ reel of 3 on own side, 1L+2L turn LH 1½ times on side to change places (Men Ditto but 1M and 2M pass LSh)
41-48 All Ladies stand while Men complete last Fig (Men Ditto and end 1M+2M turning RH)
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-8 1L2L3L chase all round the set to places (1L leading);
9-20 1L2L3L set and cross 3 times;
21-24 1L2L3L chase across the top of the set and down own side;
25-36 1L2L3L 1½ reels of 3 (1L dancing in and up to start), finishing in own places;
37-40 1L2L turn by the left 1½ times.
1-8 1M2M3M stand;
9-44 Mn perform the same figures as the Ls for bars 1-36, i.e., running 8 bars later;
45-48 1M2M turn by the right 1½ times.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
17-20 Ls set and cross for the 3rd time WHILE Mn set and cross for the 1st time; take hands.
23-24 1L must dance out and down ready to flow in and up to start the 1½ reels of 3.
25-28 1L2L3L must not hesitate in this first half reel of 3 and must leave space enough so that each M can dance below his partner on bar 28.
31-32 1M must dance out and down ready to flow in and up to start the 1½ reels of 3.
37-48 Ls turn by the left, M turn by the right at the end.
The adjectival form of the word fugue, is fugal.
In this fugal dance, derivated from the dance Waverley (Fergus McIver), the Men dance 8 bars behind the ladies.