Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Pretty Ladies

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PRETTY LADIES (S80) Sq.Set Lily Davison Glenfeshie Book

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s+3s dance DoSiDo, all set to corners and turn RH
17-24 2s+4s dance DoSiDo, all set to corners and turn RH
25-32 1L+3L change places RH, 1s set to new partners Highland Schottische and turn 2H
33-40 1L+3L change back to places, Highland Schottische to partners and turn 2H
41-56 2s+4s repeat bars 25-40
57-64 1s+3s dance RH across, 2s+4s dance LH across to end in longwise set with corners
65-72 All dance reels of 4 to end in original places
73-80 All dance Grand Chain

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Ladies In Blue Fresco
Ladies In Blue Fresco, The Palace Of Knossos, 1500 BCE

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