Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Luss Road

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LUSS ROAD (S4x32) 4C Set J Trevor Stephenson The Ayton Collection

1- 8 1s+4s set on sides, 1L+4M cast down/up (2L/3M step up/down 3-4), 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance RH across
9-16 1M+2L also 3M+4L set, 1M+4L cast down/up (2M/3L step up/down), 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance LH across to finish in centre
17-20 1M followed by 2M+2L+1L cross to Ladies' side, down to 4th place, cross to Men's side up to 3rd place (join hands as each dancer crosses to Ladies' side to form circle) while 4L followed by 3L+3M+4M cross to Men's side, up to 1st place, cross the dance to Ladies' side joining hands to form circle (1M+dancers pass in front of 4L+dancers) 3412
21-24 3s+4s also 1s+2s dance 4H round to left to finish on sides
25-30 All turn ¾ 2H to end in line in centre of dance facing partners (L facing down and M up), 3s+2s continue to turn ¾ 2H to opposite sides and set while 4s+1s dance ½ reel of 4, at end 1L+4M pass LSh
31-32 3s+2s cross RH to own sides while 1s+4s turn ¾ 2H to own sides. 3142

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

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