Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gábor's Wedding

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GABOR'S WEDDING (S3x40) 3C set I Teke Budapest SCDs

1- 8 1s cross down to dance reels of 3 on opposite sides
9-16 1s cross down to dance reels of 3 on own sides
17-24 1s+2s+3s set, Adv&Ret for 1 step, 1s turn 2H 1½ times while 2s+3s dance ½ R&L
25-32 1s+3s Set&Link, 3s+1s+2s Set&Link for 3 once
33-40 2s+1s+3s Set&Link for 3 once and 1s+3s Set&Link

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


Gábor's Wedding 40 bar Strathspey for three couples by Ilona Teke 2002

1-8 1M, 2L and 3L dance reel of three on ladies' side, meanwhile 1L, 2M and 3M dance reel of three on men's side. 1C cross over to partner's side to start
9-16 1M, 2M and 3M dance reel of three on men's side meanwhile 1L, 2L and 3L dance reel of three on ladies' side. 1C cross over to start
17-18 1C, 2C, 3C set
19-20 1C, 2C, 3C advance and retire
21-24 1C turn 1½ with both hands, while 2C and 3C dance half RL (finish in order 1. 3. 2. on the opposite side)
25-40 1C, 3C and 2C dance the set and link progression as follows:
' 25-28 1C and 3C set and link for two
' 29-32 3C, 1C and 2C set and link for three (1M finishes between 3C all facing up, 1L finishes between 2C all facing down)
' 33-36 3C, 1C and 2C set and link for three (all finish on the sidelines)
' 37-40 3C and 1C set and link for two

Repeat from the new positions

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Ilona Teke, 2002)


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

This dance, Gábor's Wedding, was devised by Ilona Teke in 2002 as a present for her friend Gábor Szabó's wedding.

Tune: any 3x40 bar Strathspey.



Published in http://bstk.hu/en.htm
Dance Information from A Reel Goulash 1, Budapest Book of Scottish Country Dances (2011), reproduced here with kind permission.

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