Scottish Country Dance InstructionKINFAUNS CASTLE (S5x32) 5C set Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 4
1- 8 2s and 4s dance full diagonal RSh reels of 4 with 1st corners (passing partner LSh to start)
9-16 2s and 4s dance full reel of 4 with 2nd corners (dancing LSh round partner to face 2nd corners)
17-24 2s and 4s dance Figs of 8 on sides dancing in front of dancer on left (Ladies down and Men up) and meet ready for a Poussette
25-32 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ Diamond Poussette, 1s+4s also 3s+5s dance ½ Diamond Poussette. 24153
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 4
Strathspey 5 x 32 bars 5 Couple Repeat 5 Couple Set Longwise Set
1-8 2s 4s pass partner left shoulder into diagonal reels of 4 with first corners;
9-16 2s 4s pass partner left shoulder into diagonal reels of 4 with second corners, finishing in original places;
17-24 2s 4s figures of eight on the sides, starting by dancing left shoulder all round the dancer to the left, finishing in the centre ready for strathspey half poussette;
25-28 1s2s 3s4s dance strathspey half poussettes;
29-32 1s4s 3s5s dance strathspey half poussettes, finishing 2s4s1s5s3s.
(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
24-24 1s 2s 3s 4s (1M 3M using left foot step), dance in to finish 1s 2s with two hand open hold on a diagonal line at right angles to the line joining 1L's and 2M's places, 1L back to back with 2M, 3s 4s similarly on a diagonal line at right angles to the line joining 3L's and 4M's places.
25-28 1s2s 3s4s strathspey half poussette, finishing 2s in 1st place, 1s 4s 3s in the centre ready to repeat the poussette with a new couple:
25- 2M 4M must change to left foot step for the half poussette;
25-25 1s 2s set to 1M's 2L's right, turning 1⁄6 on the third beat (1M 2L turning on the spot in their own side lines) and similarly 3s 4s;
26-26 1s 2s set to 1M's 2L's left, finishing on the centre line and similarly 3s 4s;
27-27 2s 1s turn 5⁄6, finishing having almost exchanged places (from the end of bar 25) and similarly 3s 4s;
28-28 2s complete the half poussette to finish in 1st place WHILE 5s dance in (5L using a left foot step) and take both hands WHILE 1s 4s 3s modify the last step of the half poussette to finish 1s 4s with two hand open hold on a diagonal line at right angles to the line joining 2L's 3M's original places, 1L back to back with 4M, 3s 5s similarly on a diagonal line at right angles to the line joining 4L's and 5M's places.
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Dance InformationKinfauns Castle, situated in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, was designed by Robert Smirke and built between 1822-26 by Lord Gray on the site of a medieval stronghold and it is currently category A listed.
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