The Musicians' Wedding
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE MUSICIANS' WEDDING (S4x32) 4C Gaye Collin The Musicians' Wedding
1- 8 1s dance in and cast (2s step up). 2s+1s+3s set and cross RH
9-16 2s+1s+3s circle 6H ½ round to Left. 1s ½ turn RH, face each other, pull back RSh and dance out to 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 3s+1s+2s modified Set&Rotate:
17-20 3s+2s+1s Set&Rotate singly and chase clockwise to form lines of 3 across
21-24 All change places RH with partner and 2s+3s chase clockwise to own sides while 1s cast to Left to end 213 (3s face up)
25-32 1s+3s turn on sides (1L LH, 1M RH), 3s dance up to 2nd place while 1s cross down
1s+4s turn on sides (1M LH, 1L RH), 4s dance up to 3rd place while 1s cross down to 4th place own side. End 2341
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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Dance InformationThis strathspey, The Musicians' Wedding, was devised for Marian Anderson and Max Ketchin who stayed with the deviser on a visit to New Zealand; a charming and talented couple whose music is so much loved there.
The music for this dance is on the CD, The Musicians' Wedding, by Marian Anderson and her Band.
Dance information by the deviser, Gaye Collin.