Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MISCHIEF (R8x48) 3C (4C set) G Crosbie York Competition Dances 1989

1- 8 1s and 2s set and cross RH, 1M followed by partner cast 1 place and cross to own sides while 2L followed by partner cast up and cross to own sides
9-16 1s repeat with 3s
17-24 2s+3s+1s set, cross LH and chase anticlockwise back to own sides
25-32 1s+3s+2s set, 1s cast 1 place while 3s cross up to top while 2s cross RH, 1s turn LH to face 1st corners while 2s and 3s chase clockwise to own sides
33-40 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and turn RH to 2nd place own side
41-48 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

Into Mischief
"Into Mischief" Louis Maurer (1832-1932), hand-colored lithograph, c. 1857

Image copyright Popular Graphic Arts [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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