Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Georgian Earrings

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GEORGIAN EARRINGS (S3x32) 3C set Geraldine and Holger Schuckelt Borderland Dances

1- 8 All dance Grand Chain
9-10 1s+2s+3s set
11-16 1s+2s dance La Girandole:
 9-12 1s+2s join hands and set, 1L+2M ¾ turn RH while 1M+2L pull back LSh and cast down/up to finish 1s on Men's side and 2s on Ladies' side, Ladies above Men
 13-16 1s+2s dance RH across ¾ way and cross RH to own sides. 213
17-24 1s dance Corner pass and turn with 1st corners, pass RSh and dance Corner pass and turn with 2nd corners, pass RSh to own sides
25-32 1s+3s turn ¾ 2H in line in middle (M face up, L face down). 1s+3s dance ½ reel of 4, 3s+1s turn ¾ 2H to own sides. 231

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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