Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Passing Place

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PASSING PLACE (J4x32) 4C Set Charles Snowdon Madison SCD

1- 4 All set, cross to partner's place using 4 slip steps, Men facing down, Ladies facing up.
5- 8 Repeat bars 1-4 Ladies facing down, Men facing up
9-16 All dance 8H round and back. 1s and 4s end in centre nearer hands joined. 1234
17-20 1s+4s advance and retire
21-24 1s and 4s Advance, turn opposite person 1½ LH to end on sides in 3rd and 2nd places (2s and 3s step down/up on 21-22) 2413
25-32 All dance reels of 4 on the sides. 2413

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

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