Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

S C D (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Irene van Maarseveen Many Happy Hours

1- 4 1s turn 2H, dance down nearer hands joined 2 steps (2s step up); Bar 4: 1M dances below 1L who dances under 1M's arm to change sides and 1s face up
5- 8 1s dance up to end BtoB between 2s facing opposite sides, all set
9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across finishing in same places
17-24 All set, 1s face up, briefly touch nearer hands and cast to 2nd place opposite sides; 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s. 2 1
25-32 2s+1s set, turn partner RH flowing into 2s+1s dance RH across. 2 1

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

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