Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Monday Madness

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MONDAY MADNESS (R4x40) 4C set Ted Blaschke Grechen's Fancy

1-16 1s Set&Cast 1 place, top 3 Men and bottom 3 Ladies dance 3 couple diagonal R&L
17-24 Top 3 Ladies and bottom 3 Men dance interlocking reels of 3 on diagonal between 1L and 4M positions with outer 2 dancers (1L+2L also 3M+4M at start) passing LSh and centre dancers (2M+3L at start) turning RH into their reels of 3, all end on sides
25-32 1s+3s dance RH across ½ way then 1s+4s dance LH across ½ way, all set and turn RH to own sides
33-40 All circle 8H round and back. 2341

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

Dance Information

This reel, Monday Madness, was written by Ted Blaschke, engineer, Scottish Country Dancing teacher and co-founder of Atlanta RSCDS Branch (1976).

Monday Madness is named after the branch's Monday evening class at which he taught.

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