Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Pinewoods Medley

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PINEWOODS MEDLEY (M-4x(S32+R32)) 4C set Priscilla Burrage Cross Country Capers

1- 8 1M followed by partner casts 1 place while 4L followed by partner casts up, 1M+4L turn ¾ RH while partners cast, 1s+4s dance RH across to end 1L and 4M on sides and 1M between 3s also 4L between 2s
9-16 All set in circle, advance and retire 1 step and repeat
17-24 All dance Grand Chain (1s and 4s turn right to start)
25-32 1L followed by partner dances out between 2M+3M and casts up while 4M followed by partner casts down on Ladies' side, all end in original places

1-16 As Strathspey
17-24 All circle 8H round and back
25-32 1s+4s dance RH across but both Men end on Ladies' side with partners opposite, 4s+1s set and cross RH. 2413

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


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