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Gaelforce Wind

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GAELFORCE WIND (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 3

1- 8 1s set, cross RH, 1s+2s Set&Link (Ladies face out)
9-16 2s+1s Men's Chain
17-24 1s ½ Figs of 8 (L round 2s and M round 3s), 2s+1s+3s turn RH and open into
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


Gaelforce Wind
Derek Haynes   Carnforth Collection 3
Jig   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Lengthwise Set

  1-4   1s set and cross by the right;

  5-8   1s2s set and link, Ls finishing facing out;

  9-16 2s1s men's chain, all finishing facing in;

17-20 1L cross up, 1M down, into half figures of 8 across;

21-24 2s 1s 3s turn by the right;

25-32 2s1s3s 6 hands round and back.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Instruction Videos

Gaelforce Wind - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
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Gaelforce Wind
Clibberswick Cliffs, Shetland Islands, In A North East Gale


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