Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Pot-Pourri

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A POT-POURRI (M-4x(S16+R16)) 4C set Ian Barbour Set & Cast Off Vol 3

Strathspey
1- 8 1s+4s dance Fig of 8 on own sides round 2s+3s (1s dance in down, 4s dance in/up to start)
9-12 All dance ½ Grand Chain, 2 steps per hand (1s and 4s cross with partner to start) 3(1)(4)2
13-16 2s turn RH while 3s+1s+4 continue Grand Chain, 1 step to each hand. (4s in 3rd place cross, 1s+3s change places on side to start) 1432

Reel
1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-12 1s+4s dance LH across while 3s+2s dance RH across once round
13-16 Dancers change places in hands across:-
' 13 4M and 3M pass to dance in other hands across
' 14 1M and 2M pass to dance in other hands across
' 15 1L and 2L pass to dance in other hands across
' 16 4L and 3L pass to dance in other hands across. 2341

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



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