Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Meikle Twosome

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MEIKLE TWOSOME (R4x32) Sq.Set Alice McLean Laurieston Collection 3

1- 8 1L and 3L dance Figs of 8 round corner and partner, start dancing in front of corner
9-16 1s and 3s set approaching and turn facing person to end facing side couples. 1L and 3M dance between 4s and cast (1L to 3rd place, 3M to 1st place) as 1M and 3L dance between 2s and cast (1M to 3rd place and 3L to 1st place) and pass partner by right to finish
17-24 1M and 3M dance Figs of 8 round new corner and partner, start by passing corner LSh
25-32 All circle ½ way round set, 1s+4s and 3s+2s dance ½ diagonal R&L

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

Dance Information

This reel, Meikle Twosome, is from the Laurieston Collection of dances by Alice McLean. Laurieston is a district in the Gorbals area situated south of the River Clyde, in the Scottish city of Glasgow.

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