Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LAMARTINE (M-(S32+R64)) 4C set John Drewry Turkish Set
3s and 4s start on opposite sides and on 2nd Chord 2M+3M change places

1- 8 2s in prom hold dance reel of 3 on Ladies' side (RSh to 1L to start) while 3s dance reel of 3 on Men's side (RSh to 4L to start)
9-16 Top 4 dancers also bottom 4 dancers dance RH across, middle couples dance LH across
17-24 All dance reels of 4 on sides
25-32 All set twice, turn partner 2H to end in a square set (Ladies on Men's right) 1342

Reel Numbers refer to new positions
1- 8 1s+3s ½ turn opposite partner RH and twirl to opposite place facing nearest side couple and dance ½ Fig of 8 round side couples back to places
9-16 2s+4s repeat
17-32 All dance full Schiehallion Reel
33-40 1M+4L also 3M+2L ½ turn and twirl to each other's place and dance round outside of set back to place
41-48 2M+1L also 4M+3L repeat
49-56 1s+4s also 2s+3s dance RH across, 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance RH across
57-64 All circle 8H round and back

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

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