Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Maine Medley

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MAINE MEDLEY (M-8x(S16+R16)) 2C (4C set) Daan Troost 50yr Boston Br

1- 8 1s and 2s set, turn 2H and open out and circle 4H round
9-16 1s and 2s dance the Slip Knot (usual Knot but end by passing Lady in front and dancing ½ LH across back to same places)

17-24 1s dance reel of 3 on Men's side (1M and 2M pass LSh to start and Lady dances below 2M), Lady ends in own place with Men having changed places
25-32 1s dance reel of 3 on Ladies' side (1L and 2L pass RSh to start and Man dances below 2L), 2s end in 1st place and 1s in 2nd place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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