Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lesley's Medley

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LESLEY'S MEDLEY (M-(S64+J64)) Sq.Set Gordon Thomson Gordons Dance Book 1

1- 8 All turn RH, all turn LH
9-24 All dance full reverse Schiehallion Reel (to left and Men follow Ladies)
25-40 All dance double reels of 4 giving LH in centre (Ladies start with ½ LH across in centre) except that on last 2 bars all ¾ turn RH to face partner in opposite positions
41-48 All set Highland Schottische to partner and dance ½ Grand Chain back to places
49-56 All set Highland Schottische to partner and turn partner 2H
57-64 All circle 8H round and back

65-128 Repeat in Jig time but replace Highland Schottische setting with normal pas-de-basque and turn RH in bars 53-56

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

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