Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Merry St Andrews

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MERRY ST ANDREWS (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Chris Ronald Sunday Class Book 2

1- 8 1s set, cast to 3rd place (2s+3s step up). 2s set, cast to 3rd place (3s+1s step up) 312
9-16 1st corner diagonal:
   9-12 1s (in 2nd place) set to and cross RH with person diagonally to right (1M+2L, 1L+3M)
   13-16 1M followed by 3M and 1L followed by 2L chase clockwise ½ round behind standing dancers
17-24 2nd corner diagonal:
   17-20 Couple in 2nd place (3M and 2L) set to and cross LH with person diagonally to left (3M+3L and 2L+2M)
   21-24 3M followed by 2M and 2L followed by 3L chase anticlockwise ½ round behind standing dancers
25-32 1st corner diagonal:
   25-28 Couple in 2nd place (2M and 3L) set and cross RH with person diagonally to right (2M+1L and 3L+1M)
   29-32 2M followed by 1M and 3L followed by 1L chase clockwise ½ round behind standing dancers. 213
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


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