Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Moving Cloud

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MOVING CLOUD (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Kinroy SCD Archives

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, dance ½ Fig of 8 (M round 3s, L round 2s) and pass LSh to face 1st corner
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel with 1st corners, pass RSh and dance ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners 1s ending 2nd place on opposite sides
17-24 3s+1s+2s cross RH, 3s and 2s set to partners while 1s cast round 3rd corner (pstn) to end facing up/down (M between 3s at top), 3s+1s+2s cross up/down RH and 3s+2s set to each other while 1s cast to 2nd places
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides with 1s giving LSh to 3rd corners

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

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