Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Here's A Hand (Firth)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HERE'S A HAND (J4x32) 4C set S Firth SCD Archives
1s and 3s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s also 4s in prom hold dance reel of 3 with 2s/3s (RSh to 2M/3M to start) and 1s+4s end in middle
9-16 1s+4s dance RH across, 1s and 4s change places with corner persons RH and set to them
17-24 All dance ¾ double diagonal reel of 4 giving LH in centre (end with 3s in 1st place, 4s and 1s in middle and 2s in 4th place opposite sides)
25-32 4s+1s dance LH across while 3s+2s chase clockwise ½ way and all on sides set to partner and change places RH. (2)4(1)3

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

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Also see the dance Here's A Hand (Ackersley) by Jill Ackersley.

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