Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Peggy's Wedding

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PEGGY'S WEDDING (J4x64) 4C set Mr and Mrs George Drysdale RSCDS Bk 22

1-16 All 4 couples set twice, turn RH,1s+2s remain in middle facing up and 1s+2s dance Allemande
17-32 2s+1s+3s dance Grand Chain. 1s+3s dance RH across and back LH
33-48 1s+3s dance Poussette, 1s finish BtoB facing own sides and dance Double Triangles with 3s and 4s
49-64 1s dance up to the top (2s+3s step down 51-52) and cast down followed by 2s+3s+4s, dance up the middle, 2s+3s+4s make arches, Bar 60 1s face down and dance under arches to bottom. 2s+3s+4s step up bar 64

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


Peggy's Wedding
G Drysdale   RSCDS Book 22
Jig   4 x 64 bars   4 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Lengthwise Set

  1-4   All set twice;

  5-8   all turn by the right;

  9-16 1s2s allemande;

17-24 2s1s3s grand chain;

25-32 1s3s right hands across and back;

33-40 1s3s poussette;

41-48 3s1s4s double triangles;

49-52 1s lead to the top;

53-56 1s cast to the bottom followed by 2s3s4s;

57-60 1s2s3s4s lead up;

61-64 1s lead down under 2s3s4s arches.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)


Dance Notes

  5-8   Slow four-bar turn.

49-52 Plenty of time.

57-60 1s finish above their original place.


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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