Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Rambling Round The Raith

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RAMBLING ROUND THE RAITH (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Alison Robertson

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up); 1s turn RH, cast right (1L to 3rd place, 1M to top) 3L and 2M step up/down bars 7-8. [Men's side 123, Ladies' side 231]
9-16 Top 3 couples dance 3 Couple Bourrel:-
' 9-12 1M+3L also 2M+1L set advancing and ¾ turn 2H to line up/down middle then pull back RSh turning to face own partners as 3M and 2L chase anticlockwise to face them
' 13-16 All set and turn 2H to own sides, Men facing up, Ladies facing down. 312
17-24 3s+1s+2s chase ½ clockwise round, set; all pass partner RSh (Men make arches) and pull back RSh to face partner. 213
25-32 Reels of 3 across (1L+3M at bottom and 1M+2L at top pass RSh). 213

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

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