Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HAYMAKING (R8x40) 3C (4C set) 5 Traditional SCDs 1965

1- 8 1s+2L circle 3H round to left, 1M+2s circle 3H round to left 2s ending BtoB between 1s facing other partner
9-16 1s+2s dance RSh reel of 4 across
17-24 1s cast 2 places, lead up to top, cast to 2nd place and cross RH
25-32 1s cast down 1 place on opposite sides and lead up to face 1st corners, set to 1st corners and set to 2nd corners
33-40 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides passing 2nd corners RSh and cross RH to 2nd places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Haymakers Painting Image
"The Hay Harvest" Pieter Brueghel The Elder (1526/1530-1569), Oil On Panel, c. 1565

Image Copyright Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1526/1530-1569) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.
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