Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Mornins' Awa'

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MORNINS' AWA' (S4x32) 4C set Ron Arrowsmith Doune Collection

1- 4 1s and 4s cast in 1 place and dance back to place, 2s and 3s dance up/down and cast back to place,
5- 8 2s and 3s ¾ turn RH to end in middle, Men facing up, Ladies facing down. 2s and 3s set advancing and pass LSh
9-16 2M dances reel of 3 with 1s (RSh to 1L to start) while 3L dances reel of 3 across with 4s (RSh to 4M) while 2L+3M turn RH in middle for 4 bars and dance out through partner's reel and loop round to right all back to original place
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across; 2s+3s dance LH across, 1s and 4s step in bar 24 to end 2s+3s+4s facing up and 1s facing down
25-32 1s+2s set advancing to change places passing opposite dancer LSh, 1s+3s repeat, 1s+4s repeat, 2s+3s+4s+1s turn 2H to sides. 2341

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

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