Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Osborne Percentage

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE OSBORNE PERCENTAGE (J3x32) 3C Triangular set Alan Davis Blackwater Collection

1- 4 1s advance (skip change), face each other and set;
5- 8 1s pull back RSh, 1M dances between 2s, behind 2M to end between 2nd and 3rd couples facing up while
1L dances between 3s, behind 3M to end in 1M's place facing down
9-16 1s set, change places RH, set and turn RH into prom hold facing 3s while
2s+3s set, turn 2H ½ round (skip change), set (2H joined) and ½ turn into prom hold
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance reel of 3 across (1s pass 3s RSh to start). All end in original places facing partner
25-32 3 couples dance Grand Chain

Repeat with 2s then 3s starting

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

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