Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Moira Mcinnes Of Troon

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MOIRA MCINNES OF TROON (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John A Johnston Jig Time 1

1- 8 1s dance down nearer hands joined, cast up round 2s to place; 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 Mirror reels of 3 on sides, joining hands where possible (1s in/down, 2s out/up to start, 3s in/up to start) Bars 11-12: 2s from top cross down (no hands) to 2nd place opposite sides and continue reel. (1)(2)3
17-24 1s+3s dance Men's Chain (Men cross LH) 1s finish in 1st place opposite sides, 3s in original place
25-32 1s+2s dance Spiral Progression:-
' 25-28 1M+2L turn RH, give LH to partner and Balance-in-Line, 1L+2M pull back LSh to join nearer hands with partners
' 29-30 1s+2s, in diagonal line, dance clockwise 1 place round
' 31-32 1L+2M drop hands, dance on to next place on side while 1M+2L continue RH turn to own sides opposite partners. 213

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

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