Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Only Vacant Place

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ONLY VACANT PLACE (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour

1- 8 1s+2s Set&Link; 1s face down and 2s+1s+3s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 on sides (1s pass 3s LSh) 312
9-16 3s+1s Set&Link; 3s face down and 1s+3s+2s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 on sides (3s pass 2s LSh) 231
17-24 1s set, cast up 1 place (3s step down), turn 1½ LH to 2nd place opposite side. 2(1)3
25-28 1s dance ½ diag R&L with 2s and 3s (1M down, 1L up)
29-32 1s dance ½ diag R&L with 2s and 3s (1M down, 1L up) (3)(1)(2)
33-40 3s+1s+2s dance clockwise ½ way round and turn partner RH to own side. 213

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


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