Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Haste Ye Back To Bonnie Scotland

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HASTE YE BACK TO BONNIE SCOTLAND (R4x32) 4C set Jim W Fleming Four Dances (S L Gordon)

1- 4 1s+4s dance ¾ RH across in centre to end 1s on Men's side, 4s on Ladies' side in 2nd+3rd places while 2s+3s Set&Cast (2s to top, 3s to bottom)
5- 8 2s+3s dance ¾ RH across in centre to end 2s on Men's side, 3s on Ladies' side in 2nd+3rd places while 1s+4s Set&Cast (1L+4L to top, 1M+4M to bottom)
9-12 1L+2L nearer hands joined dance through opposite couple and cast down to face partners while 3M+4M do same, casting up to face partners
13-16 All turn partners 2H to end on own sides, 4s and 2s facing down, 3s and 1s facing up
17-20 ½ reels of 4 on sides (Ladies pass LSh, Men pass RSh to start)
21-24 1s+2s dance ½ RH across (2 bars), 1s+3s change places LH on sides
25-28 1s+3s cross RH with partner (2 bars), 1s+4s dance ½ LH across
29-32 All set and cross RH with partner

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams




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