Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Ghost Dance

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GHOST DANCE (S4x32) 4C set Anja Girards

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and up to 2nd place while 2s (ghosts) follow 1s to bottom and cast up on own sides to 1st place
9-16 1s dance DoSiDo and all turn partners RH (long turn)
17-24 1s+3s+4s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s in and down to start) while 2s follow 1s as ghosts
25-32 1s dance in passing partner RSh to BtoB position with hands joined, turn round to right and dance out own side and cast to 4th place

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Ghost Dancing Image
Vanishing Ghost


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