Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

On Bennetts' Brae

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ON BENNETTS' BRAE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Lydia Hedge Further Ado

1- 8 1s+2s set, turn partner 2H, opening out to circle 4H round to left
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 down round 2s; 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 down round 3s (2s step up to end facing 1st corners)
17-24 1s dance Corner Pass+½ Turn and Twirl with 1st corners, pass RSh and repeat with 2nd corners (as Corner pass and turn but corners only ½ turn RH then pull back RSh and dance out to opposite corner). (3)1(2)
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance diagonal R&L (Man down, Lady up). 213

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

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