Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Maze

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MAZE (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Nancy Hutchinson Glenfinnan Book

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast 1 place and turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reels of 4 with 1st corners and ½ reel of 4 with 2nd corners ending 2nd place opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
17-24 1s set and petronella turn to centre as 2s+3s petronella turn to centre and set (3L+2M change places when setting), 1s+2s+3s repeat to sides
25-32 1s+2s+3s repeat bars 17-24 (3M+2L change places when setting), 1s end dancing into centre and individually turn ¼ right ready for...
33-40 1L with 2s also 1M with 3s dance RH across, 1s pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple. 213

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


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