Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MILLQUARTER (S4x32) 4C set Hugh Foss Glendarroch Sheet 37

1- 4 1s turn 2H (2 bars), 1s cross RH while 2s turn once 2H
5- 8 3s and 4s repeat bars 1-4 while 1s+2s circle 4H round to Left. (1)2(3)4
9-12 Grand Chain (3 hands - 1 bar per hand, 1s and 4s cross with partner, 2s and 3s on side to start), Men pull back RSh to form circle (bar 12),
13-16 All circle 8H ½ round to Left (stay in circle)
17-24 Ladies change places LH with Man on their Left, polite turn to face in, all circle 8H 2 places round to Right (2 bars); Repeat these 4 bars. 4(2)3(1)
25-28 4s+2s also 3s+1s dance ½ R&L (2 bars), 2s+1s turn 2H once while 4s and 3s cross RH, all to own sides
29-32 2s stand at top while 4s+1s+3s circle 6H hands ½ round to Left (2 bars), 1s+4s continue circle 4H ½ round to Left while 3s cross RH. 2341

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

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