Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Mixer Box

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THE MIXER BOX (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Frances Wallace Waverley Suite

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 2 places, meet below 3s and lead up to finish in centre BtoB facing partner's side (2s step up on 3-4)
9-20 1s, 2s and 3s dance 'Half-Crown Triangles':-
' 9-10 1L with 2M+3M and 1M with 2L+3L form triangle and set
' 11-12 1s change places with dancer on right who dance in passing LSh to BtoB in centre, 3L facing up and 2M facing down
' 13-14 All set
' 15-16 2M and 3L change places with dancer on right who pass LSh to finish BtoB facing their partner's side
' 17-18 All Set
' 19-20 3M and 2L change places with 1s who pass LSh to finish facing 2nd corner position
21-28 1s+corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4, 1s pass RSh and dance ½ reels of 3 across - 1L RSh to 2M and 1M RSh to 3L. 1s end in 2nd place own side
29-32 2s+1s+3s turn partner RH

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


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