Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MARIGOLD (J8x40) 3C (4C set) James B. Cosh 22 SCDs

1- 8 1s cross down below 2s, 1L casts up and 1M casts down, meet and turn LH to face 1st corners
9-32 2s+1s+3s dance full Marigold Figure:
 9-10 1s change places with 1st corners passing RSh, 1st corners pass RSh to face next corner (2nd corner) (2nd corners stand for 2 bars)
 11-12 1st corners change places with 2nd corners passing RSh, 2nd corners pass RSh to face next corner (1s in 3rd corner)
 13-14 2nd corners change places with 1s passing RSh
 15-32 Repeat this Fig until 2s and 3s are back in original places and 1s end facing 2nd corners
33-40 1s turn 2nd corners RH, turn 1st corners LH and dance ½ Figs of 8 (Lady round 2s and Man round 3s) to own sides

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

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