Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Road To Blantyre

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ROAD TO BLANTYRE (R4x32) 4C Set May Macfarlane Tayside Collection 1983-2003

1- 8 1s and 3s set, cast 1 place (2s and 4s step up); 1s and 3s turn partner LH into promenade hold (1s face 2L, 3s face 4L)
9-16 1s/3s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 across the dance with 2s/4s; 1s and 3s nearer hands joined dance up, 1s cast down round 2s while 3s cast down round 4s. (2)1(4)3
17-24 1s and 3s dance ½ Fig of 8 round couple above them. All set twice. On 2nd setting step 1s turn to face down while 4s+3s turn to face up
25-32 1s+4s+3s dance RSh parallel ½ reels of 3 on the side (1s RSh to 4s to start); All turn partner 1½ RH. 2341

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

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