Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Queen's Visit

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE QUEEN'S VISIT (R4x40) 4C set W Ernst Eder Madona Silver Celebration

1- 8 1s cast 1 place, cross RH and face partner, set and turn RH to face 2nd corner
9-16 1s dance diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners, 1s passing LSh to end in 2nd place M facing in (opposite side) while L faces down in centre of set
17-24 1M circle 5H round and back with 2s and 3s while 1L sets turning slowly in opposite direction (e.g. pas-de-basque and Points)
25-32 1s in prom hold dance out and down behind 3M, cross up to 2nd place Ladies' side and cast to 3rd place
33-40 1M dances LH across with 4s while 1L faces out on Men's side, 1L followed by partner cast to 4th place own sides

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

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