Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lang Tyme Mairrit

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LANG TYME MAIRRIT (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Gill Russell and Rita Marlow, 2001

1- 8 1s set, cross RH, 1M face out, 1L pulls back RSh to follow partner; 1M followed by 1L casts 1 place and across to face 2M (2s step up 7-8)
9-12 1s dance ½ diagonal Alternating tandem reel with 1st corners (RSh to 2M). End 1L followed by 1M facing 3M
13-16 1s dance ½ diagonal Alternating Tandem reel with 2nd corners (RSh to 3M). 1s dance nearer hands joined (Lady on Man's left) into centre facing Ladies' side
17-20 1L+3s (at top) dance LH across while 1M+2s (at bottom) dance RH across. 1M followed by 1L end facing Man's 1st corner (position)
21-24 1s dance ½ diagonal Alternating tandem reel with 1st corners (RSh to 2M). End 1L followed by 1M facing 3M
25-28 1s dance ½ diagonal Alternating Tandem reel with 2nd corners (RSh to 3M). 1s dance nearer hands joined (Lady on Man's left) into centre facing Men's side
29-32 1M+2s (at top) dance RH across while 1L+3s (at bottom) dance LH across. 213

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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