The Magic Carpet
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE MAGIC CARPET (J4x32) 4C set John Drewry Turkish Set
3s and 4s start on opposite sides
1- 8 1s+4s set, cast in 1 place and dance ½ R&L
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
17-24 4M+1L also 4L+1M slip step to opposite sides (Ladies pass BtoB), set and slip step back (Men pass BtoB) and set while 2s and 3s advance setting, slip step down/up (Ladies pass BtoB), set and slip step back (Men pass BtoB)
25-32 All circle 8H round and back
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance Instruction VideosThe Magic Carpet - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationA magic carpet, also called a flying carpet, is a legendary carpet that can be used to transport persons who are on it instantaneously or quickly to their destination.
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