Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Road To Washington

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ROAD TO WASHINGTON (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Dickson Herrington Dances

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, cross RSh (no hands); 1L and 2M turn ¾ with RH as 1M and 2L turn ¾ LH; end 2s in 1st place, 1s take Promenade hold between 2s
9-16 1s dance ½ Reel of 3 on Ladies' side (1s pass 3L RSh start); 1s dance ½ Reel of 3 on Men's side (1s pass 2M RSh to start); finish in middle at top facing down with LH joined
17-20 1s lead down, cross out on own side, dance down behind 3rd place while 3s and 2s cross RH with partner and set
21-24 1s cross LH cast up to 2nd place opposite sides while 3s and 2s change places RH on sides; 2s, 1s and 3s set
25-32 2s, 1s and 3s Adv&Ret, 2s, 1s and 3s turn partner RH 1½ times to own sides

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

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