Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lady Aberdeen

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LADY ABERDEEN (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Maureen Lyon White Rock SCD Club

1- 8 1s+2s dance R&L (No polite turns for 2L and 1M)
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance reels of 3 on own sides with 2s passing 3s RSh to start. 1M finishes facing out on own side, his partner ready to follow.
17-20 1M dances out and behind 2M and across dance to 2L's place facing out and up while 1L follows partner to finish in 2M's place, facing 2L. (2s step up bars 19-20)
21-28 2s+1s dance Ladies' Chain. Finish 1L ready to dance up between 2s, 1M ready to dance down between 3s
29-32 1L dances up and casts down round 2L to 2nd place while 1M dances down and casts up round 3M to 2nd place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Aberdeen lies on the east coast of Scotland. Aberdeen has won the Britain in Bloom competition a record-breaking ten times and in 2012 Mercer named Aberdeen the 56th most liveable city in the World, as well as the fourth most liveable city in Britain.

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