Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lilburn Tower

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LILBURN TOWER (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Peter Avery Newcastle Half Century Book

1- 8 1s dance in and cast (2s do not step up), 1s pass LSh and 1s+2s dance ½ RSh reel of 4 (2s dance to Left to start). 1s finish nearer hands joined facing down on opposite side between 2s
9-16 1s dance down, cast up round 3s. 1s pass LSh and 1s+3s dance ½ RSh reel of 4 (3s dance Left to start) 1s finish nearer hands joined facing up between 3s
17-24 1M+2L+3L dance LH across while 1L+2M+3M dance RH across. Starting bar 21, all cross in order 1L, 1M, 3M, 3L, 2M, 2L, to join other hands across
25-32 1s followed by 3s+2s dance up and cast (1s to 3rd place, 3s to 2nd place, 2s to 1st place); 1s+3s turn 1½ on sides (Men LH, Ladies RH), finishing with polite turns. 213

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



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