Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Music And The Dance

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MUSIC AND THE DANCE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Ann Campbell Who's Who in Toronto

1- 4 1s cross, cast (2s step up) and 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance the Knot for 3 couples. 312
17-24 3s+1s+2s Set&Rotate
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


The Music and the Dance
Ann Campbell   Who's Who in Toronto
Strathspey   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Longwise Set

  1-4   1s cross and cast;

  5-8   1s cross up into half figures of 8 across;

  9-16 2s1s3s dance the knot for 3 couples;

17-24 3s1s2s set and rotate for 3 couples;

25-32 2s1s3s 6 hands round and back.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)


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Dance Information

The dance was devised for Lisa Mitchell (the dancer) and Bobby Brown (the musician) and performed for the first time on the occasion of their engagement party at Seeley Hall, University of Toronto, in June 2007.

Suggested Music: "The Thistle" by Bobby Brown and The Scottish Accent.



Dance information by Rob Lockhart.

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