Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

John Barleycorn

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JOHN BARLEYCORN (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Dulcie Bond Second Sheaf Collection

1- 8 1s dance down middle nearer hands joined (3 steps), dance up (3 steps) and cast to 2nd place own side (2s step up 7-8)
9-16 1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH; turn 2nd corner RH and partner LH to face 1st corner
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners; 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners
25-32 1s turn RH while corners chase clockwise ½ round to own sides; 1s cross up and cast round 2s to 2nd place own side. 213

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

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