Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Marian's Fancy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

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



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