Let's Have Music And Dance
Scottish Country Dance InstructionLet's Have Music And Dance (R8x32) 32 Bar Reel for 3 Couples in a 4 Couple Set, devised by Susan MacKay.
1- 4 1st couple turn by the right hand one and a half times moving down to finish in second place on opposite sides facing out. 2nd couple step up on Bars 1-2
5- 8 1st lady casts up round 2nd man, crosses down to 2nd place own side and faces out while the 1st man cast down round 3rd lady, crosses up, passing partner right shoulder, to 2nd place own side and faces out
9-16 2nd, 1st and 3rd couples dance a chain progression for three couples, all finishing in the middle of the set nearer hands joined facing down
17-22 2nd couple followed by 1st and 3rd couples dance down for 2 bars ladies turn under partners left arm men dancing below their partners 2 bars and dance back up to finish on opposite sides 2 bars in the order. 312
23-24 1st couple set advancing and pass by the left shoulder to finish back to back lady facing down, man facing up while 2nd and 3rd couples set on the sidelines
25-27 1st man dances 3 hands round to the left with 3rd couple; 1st woman dances three hands round to the left with 2nd couple
28-30 Releasing left hands, 1st man leads 3rd couple down the women's side; 1st woman leads 2nd couple up the men's side to dance six hands halfway round to the left
31-32 2nd, 1st and 3rd couples set
Repeat from second place
(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Susan MacKay, 2022)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance InformationThis dance, Let's Have Music And Dance, was devised by Susan MacKay of Inverness (class tutor at Marybank, Inverness, Scotland).
The recommended music is "Let's Have Music and Dance" composed by Marian Anderson.
(Dance information by the deviser, Susan MacKay, 2022)
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