Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Norah Link

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE NORAH LINK (R4x32) 4C set Terry Glasspool

1- 4 All set, 1L+3L cast down 1 place and dance into middle facing up while 2M+4M cast up 1 place into middle facing down
5- 8 2M+1L+4M+3L dance ½ reel of 4 up/down and each end facing own sides
9-16 3L+2L and 1M+4M pass RSh into reel of 4 across as 1L+4L and 3M+2M pass RSh into reel of 4 across and all end own sides. Men 1432, Ladies 3214
17-20 All set and 2 centre dancers on both sides Link for 2 while 1M and 4L dance ½ way down/up the middle while 2M and 3L casts up/down for...
21-24 All Men dance RH across on Men's side while Ladies dance RH across
25-32 2M and 3L lead dancers out of the RH across into a chase clockwise (4 bars) then circle 8H round left. 2413

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

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