Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Marian's Fancy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MARIAN'S FANCY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Kent W Smith Chicago 10th Anniversary Collection

1- 8 1s set, ½ turn RH to face down, cross below 2s and cast up round 2s to original places
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance Inveran Reels:
 9-12 1s cross down to 2nd place opposite sides and dance ½ reel of 3 on opposite sides
 13-16 1s cross up to 2nd place own sides (from bottom) and dance ½ reel of 3 on own sides to end in original places
17-24 1s+2s dance Tournée:
 17-20 1s+2s dance into prom hold (Men with partner on right, 1s face Men's side and 2s face Ladies' side), both couples wheel anticlockwise ½ way and Men turn Ladies into middle
 21-24 Both couples turn 1½ times (2s RH, 1s LH) and dance out to places
25-32 1M+3s and 1L+2s dance ½ reels of 3 across (1M+3L and 1L+2M pass LSh). 1s end in 2nd place opposite sides. All set and cross RH

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

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Marian's Fancy' page