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

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

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

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