Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Roundabout (Gordon)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ROUNDABOUT (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Mrs C M Gordon St Andrews Platinum

1- 8 1L+2M change places RH and 2L+3M change places LH, 1M+2M+3M also 1L+2L+3L dance LH across (All end as bar 4)
9-16 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round to left and partly back to end in order 123 on opposite sides
17-24 1s cross down (each couple cross down as they reach top place) to dance reflection reels of 3 on sides and all end in original places
25-32 1s+2s dance Chain Progression:
 1s+2s ¾ turn RH, 1M+2L turn LH 1½ times as partners chase clockwise ½ way, 2s+1s turn RH to sides

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Also see the dance Roundabout (Keppie) by Maggie and Duncan Keppie.

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