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 1¼ 2H and end in middle facing own partner
9-12 1s and 2s ½ turn partners 2H (1 bar) and 1M+1L nearer hands joined dance down sideline while 2L+2M nearer hands joined dance up sideline (1 bar) flowing into 1s+2s circle 4H ½ round. Men face down, Ladies face up, nearer hands joined
13-16 1s and 2s set and link across to end 1L facing down, 2M facing up
17-20 1M+2L dance DoSiDo while 1L+2M dance clockwise 1 place round into centre facing partner and advance as they retire, all in line on 2nd corner diagonal
21-24 1s+2s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4
25-32 2s and 1s pivot into place to dance a Diamond Poussette right round. 2 1

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

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

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