Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Ruby Wedding (Clark)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE RUBY WEDDING (J4x32) 4C set Pat Clark Corberry Collection 2
2 chords - 2nd chord 3s and 4s cross to opposite side

1- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s set, dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s/4s cross down/up, 2s/3s dance up/down to start)
9-16 1s/4s cross RH with partner, cast down/up (2s/3s step up/down); 1s+4s dance RH across
17-20 1L followed by 1M casts up behind 2M, finishing between 2s while 4L followed by 4M casts behind 3M finishing between 3s
21-24 1L followed by 1M dance ½ tandem reel of 3 with 2s (RSh to 2L) while 4s dance similar (RSh to 3L)
25-32 1L followed by 1M dance down Ladies' side and curve into 3rd place own side while 4L followed by 4M dance up men's side and curve into 2nd place own side; all turn partner RH. 24(1)(3)

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



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