Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JOLLITY (J4x32) 4C set Eileen Watson 9 for 90 Aberdeen 90th

1- 4 1s+4s cross RH, 1s cast off, while 4s cast up
5- 8 1M+2s dance RH across, while 4L+3s dance RH across, while 1L+4M set advancing and turn RH
9-16 1L followed by 4L dance RSh tandem reel across with 2s, while 4M followed by 1M dance RSh tandem reel across with 3s. 4s and 1s finish on opposite sides
17-20 4s+1s dance LH across
21-24 4s+1s set and cross RH
25-32 2s+1s+4s+3s circle 8H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Jollity Painting Image
"Merry Trio" By Judith Leyster (1609-1660), Oil On Canvas, c. 1629-1631

Image Copyright Judith Leyster [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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