Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Nova Scotia Nights

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NOVA SCOTIA NIGHTS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Celia and Bob Belton Between the Rivers

1- 8 1s followed by 2s (dance up to start) cast below 3s, dance up to top, cast to 2nd place and pass LSh to BtoB facing opposite sides (2s end in 1st place)
9-16 Inverting Double Triangles:-
' 9-12 2s+1s+3s set (as in Double Triangles) 1s pas-de-basque out and turn right about to face in while 2s and 3s pas-de-basque in and turn right about to face out
' 13-16 2s+1s+3s set (Inverted Double Triangle formation), 1s pas-de-basque in while 2s and 3s pas-de-basque out all turning R
17-24 1s dance out between corners, cast (Man down, Lady up) round 1st corner, pass RSh to dance LH across (2M+1M+3M also 2L+1L+3L)
25-32 1s dance out of ends (1M at top, 1L at bottom), cast (Man down, Lady up) round 2nd corners. All turn RH (1s turn 1½ to end 2nd place own side)

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



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