Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Iron Piper

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE IRON PIPER (R8x32) 2C (4C set) Geraldine and Holger Schuckelt Borderland Dances

1- 8 1s+2s dance R&L
9-10 1s dance into promenade hold (Man with partner on right) to face Men's side
11-12 1s dance to 2nd place on Men's side (2M steps up 11-12). On bar 12 Man turns partner to his left into 2M's place
13-14 1M dances over to 1st place on Ladies' side
15-16 1M and 2L change places RH on the side. 2 (1)
17-24 2s+1s dance Men's chain
25-28 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s. 2 1
29-32 2s+1s dance Allemande Turn to the Right:
   2s+1s advance one step, join RH with partner, dance one step forward Lady turns under Man's right arm, Man retires as Lady dances back to place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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