Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Reverend Ron Lewis

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE REVEREND RON LEWIS (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Mimi Baldwin

1- 8 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s crossing down between 2s to start
9-12 1s dance down between 2s and 3s and cast up to 2nd place
13-16 2s+1s+3s set then 1s set advancing, pull back RSh to face own sides while 2L also 3M petronella turn into middle, 2M casts to 2nd place (facing 1M) and 3L casts up to face 1L (now in a 'diamond' shape)
17-28 Dance to Each Point and Set (as per Dance to Corners and Set (12 bars):
   Couple in middle change places with points passing RSh, points pass RSh in middle with a ¼ turn to right to face next point while supporting points set (2 bars). Repeat 5 more times to end with points in diagonally opposite place and 1s meet again in the middle. Bars 27-28, 2M and 3L set turning to face clockwise, 2L and 3M dance out from centre to face clockwise
29-32 1s turn RH 1¼ to end in 2nd place own side while 2s+3s chase round clockwise to end 213 ready for...
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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