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Sandy's Scotch Broth

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SANDY'S SCOTCH BROTH (S3x32) 3C set Gail Sibley Katannuta Book

1- 8 All circle 6H round and back
9-16 1s dance down middle and set, dance up and cast to 2nd place
17-24 1s dance Pass&Turn with 1st corners and pass RSh to face 2nd corners, dance Pass&Turn with 2nd corners to end 2nd place own sides 25-32 Promenade (Chaperoned) Chain progression:-
' 25-26 2s and 3s ¾ turn partner RH into middle while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round the set picking up 2L/3M...
' 27-30 who promenade ½ way clockwise while middle dancers (2M + 3L) turn LH 1½
' 31-32 2s and 3s turn partner RH ¾ to own sides while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round to end in 2nd place. 312

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


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Dance Notes

The figure performed on bars 25-32 is called the Chaperoned Chain Progression.

Dance Information

Scotch broth is a filling soup, originating in Scotland but now obtainable worldwide. The principal ingredients are usually barley, stewing or braising cuts of lamb, mutton or beef, root vegetables such as carrots, swedes or sometimes turnips and dried pulses.

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