Scottish Country Dance Instruction
(S4x40) Sq.Set Alice McLean Laurieston Collection 2
1- 8 1s and 3s set and change places passing RSh to chase ¼ round set clockwise, 1s and 3s dance in (Ladies round Men, Men round Ladies) and turn right about to face 2s/4s (Lady facing Man)
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 across set, but 1s and 3s cast and dance clockwise into 3rd/1st places
17-32 2s+4s repeat bars 1-16 all ending in opposite places
33-40 All set and turn partners RH into ¼ Schiehallion reel 1 place. 4123
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
This dance, Nae Chance is from the Laurieston Collection of dances by Alice McLean. Laurieston is a district in the Gorbals area situated south of the River Clyde, in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
"Depiction Of The Aftermath Of A Failed Marriage Proposal, Set In The Late 18th Century" By Edmund Leighton (1853-1922), Oil On Panel, c. 1899
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