Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NORAH (J96) Sq.Set Anne Thorn

1- 8 1s and 3s set, cross RH, 1L and 3L followed by partners dance round to right clockwise back to partner's place
9-16 1s dance RH across with 2L and LH across with 4M while 3s dance RH across with 4L and LH across with 2M
17-24 1s and 3s (Ladies leading) dance an Alternating Tandem RSh reel of 3 with corners
25-32 1L and 3L followed by partners dance round clockwise to opposite places, set and cross RH back to original places
33-64 2s and 4s repeat bars 1-32
65-72 1s+3s change places (1s dancing under arch made by 3s), set to partner, repeat back to places (1s making arch) and set to partner
73-80 2s+4s repeat bars 65-72 (4s first making arch)
81-88 All turn partners RH (4 bars) and corner LH
89-96 All circle 8H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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