Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Groundhog Day (Eysseric)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GROUNDHOG DAY (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Violaine Eysseric Pandemic Set Of Dances
No hands are given throughout the dance

1- 8 3s followed by 2s+1s dance down for 2 bars, set and dance up backwards and Petronella turn to original place (Ladies pull back RSh, Men LSh)
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 down round 2s, 1s cast 1 place (2s step up bar 13-14) and cross up to their original place (2s step down 15-16)
17-24 1s+2s Set&Rotate:
   Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RSh on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place)
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle left for 6 steps, pivot left and chase back to places. 213

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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