Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

La Crême de la Crême

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LA CRÊME DE LA CRÊME (J3x32) 3C set Alison Robertson

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set and dance La Baratte with partners:-
' 1-4 1s+2s+3s set, turn partner R hand ½ way and retain R hands
' 5-6 All dance back retracing steps Lady turning Right under Man's arm briefly into Allemande hold (Man behind Lady facing Lady's original place) and releasing Lady's RH she turns under Man's left arm until almost in original places and couples change place LH to opposite side lines, Men facing up, Ladies facing down
9-16 1s+2s+3s chase anticlockwise to end 321; 1s set, cast up (2s step down) 312
17-28 3s+1s+2s dance R&L for 3 couples
29-32 3s+1s+2s turn partners RH once round

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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