Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Merry Lads Of Ayr

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MERRY LADS OF AYR (R8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 1

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast 1 place (2s step up), 1s turn LH and cast to 3rd place (3s step up)
9-16 1s lead down the middle (3s step down) and back to face 1st corners
17-24 1s set to and turn 1st corners, set to and turn 2nd corners ending in 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corners, 1s cross RH to own sides bars 31-32

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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