Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Golden Snitch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GOLDEN SNITCH (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Anselm Lingnau

1- 8 1s cast to 2nd place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s, 1s dance LSh round partner to face 1st corner
9-16 1s+1st corners dance ½ diag Reel of 4 and 1s end passing LSh to face 2nd corners, 1s dance ½ diag Reel of 4 and end facing 3rd corners (pstn)
17-20 1s dance RSh round 3rd corner (pstn) and turn about to 1M facing up and 1L down as 2M+3L (in 3rd corner places) pass 1s RSh and ¾ turn RH and dance into 4th corner (pstn) as 2nd corner dancers set and dance on 1 corner place clockwise
21-24 1s dance RSh round 2nd corner position to end in 2nd place opposite side while 2M+3L having passed 1s ¾ turn RH and dance to original corner positions while 2L+3M set and dance on 1 place clockwise to original corner position. 2(1)3
25-32 1s dance Reels of 3 on opposite sides (LSh to 1st corner) and end crossing RH. 213

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

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