Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Salmonfield Poacher

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SALMONFIELD POACHER (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour

1- 8 1s set and cast 1 place, turn LH into double triangle positions facing own sides
9-16 2s+1s+3s set, 1s turn to face 1st corners and dance ½ diag reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1s turn right about into triangle position Man facing down and Lady up
17-24 2s+1s+3s set, 1s turn to face 2nd corners and dance ½ reel of 4 with 2nd corners and 1s end 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 3s+1s+2s Set+Link for 3 twice
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round ½ way and chase back anticlockwise

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



Published in http://briscoes.home.mindspring.com/dances/SalmonfieldPoacher.pdf

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