Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MAURICE (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Gary Thomas Dunsmuir Dances

1- 8 1L+2M turn 2H, 1M+2L turn 2H and end in middle facing own partner
9-16 1s and 2s ½ turn partners 2H and 1s ½ turn onto Ladies' side as 2s ½ turn onto Men's side, 1s+2s circle 4H round left ½ way and end in lines across Men at top facing down, Ladies at bottom facing up, 1s and 2s Set&Link
17-24 1M+2L dance DoSiDo while 1L+2M dance clockwise 1 place to face partner and advance as they retire, 1s+2s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4
25-32 2s and 1s pivot into place and dance a Diamond Poussette right round. 21

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

This dance, Maurice, was devised by Gary Thomas in memory of Maurice Whitby of the Montreal Branch.

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