Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Golden Branch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GOLDEN BRANCH (R4x32) 4C set F Miller

1- 8 1M followed by partners casts to 3rd place and crosses to opposite side, 1s+4s dance RH across
9-16 All set and turn partners 2H, 2s+3s also 1s+4s circle 4H round to left 3s and 1s end in middle facing ends
17-24 3s and 1s dance out ends and cast in to meet partner in prom hold, 3s+1s dance RSh round each other to end 3s between 2s, 1s between 4s all facing down
25-32 All dance down for 3 bars 3s and 1s form arches turning outer dancers under arches to end in order 2341 and dance up to places

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

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