Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A New Approach

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A NEW APPROACH (S5x32) 5C set Alex Gray

1- 8 1s and 3s set and cross down between 2s/4s, 1s and 3s cast down round 4s(5s) and set
9-16 4s+1s also 5s+3s dance the Swirl:
 Turn partners RH into Allemande hold and dance LSh round other couple ½ way, dance LH across and swirl to Ladies facing 1st corners (Men behind them)
17-24 1s and 3s dance Alternating Tandem reels of 3 with corners to end in 2nd/4th places opposite side
25-32 1s+4s also 3s+5s dance the Helix (variation):
 1s/3s set advancing and turn about as 4s/5s set passing partner RSh into BtoB position and then cast round partner to own sides, ½ turn partner RH and dance ½ RH across. 24153

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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