Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Jeannie O' Langside

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JEANNIE O' LANGSIDE (J5x48) 5 person Sq.Set Olivia Roberts Second Canberra Book
5 person square set, 5th person in centre facing person 1 at top
TOP    2
TOP 1 5 3
TOP    4

1- 8 5+1 turn RH; 5+3 turn LH
9-16 5+4 turn LH; 5+2 turn RH
17-24 5+4+1 dance RH across; 5+3+2 dance LH across
25-32 5+4+2 dance reel of 3 across, 5 passes 4 RSh to start. 5 ends facing 3 at bottom
33-40 5+3+1 dance reel of 3 up/down, 5 passes 3 LSh to start. 5 end in centre facing 3 and 4
41-44 5+4+3 set as Double Triangles, 5 turns right about (2 pas-de-basque) while 1+2+3+4 chase one place round clockwise. 4123 [5 in centre]
45-48 5+1+4 (in new places) set as Double Triangles; 5+1 change places RH

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



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