Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Fun At Fifty

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FUN AT FIFTY (R5x32) 5C Set Anne Thorn Magic Of Music 2

1- 8 1s+3s set and cast down 1 place (2s+4s step up bars 3-4). 1s+3s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-12 1s+3s dance ½ diagonal LSh reels of 4 with 1st corners and pass LSh to face 4th corners (partner's 2nd corner)
13-16 1s+3s dance ½ diagonal LSh reels of 4 with 4th corners and pass LSh to face 3rd corners (partner's 1st corner)
17-20 1s+3s dance ½ diagonal LSh reels of 4 with 3rd corners and pass LSh to finish facing partner in a line up and down the middle of the set (Ladies/Men facing down/up, 5s finish in 1st place, 4s in 3rd place, 2s in 5th place)
21-24 1s+3s dance ½ LSh reels of 4 up and down middle of set
25-28 1L followed by partner dances up behind 2L into 4th place opposite sides while 3M followed by partner dances down behind 5M into 2nd place opposite sides. 5(3)4(1)2
29-32 1L followed by partner dances down behind 2M into 5th place own sides while 3M followed by partner dances up behind 5L and into 1st place own sides. (5s step down and 2s step up bars 31-32) 35421

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



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