Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Savage Cavy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SAVAGE CAVY (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Jamie Tanner

1- 8 1s+2s+3s Adv&Ret 2 steps; 2s dance RSh round each other (Gypsy turn) to end BtoB in centre facing own side while 1s and 3s dance 2 places round clockwise
9-16 All 3 couples dance inverting double triangles to finish in same places. (3)2(1)
17-22 3s+2s+1s dance 6-bar reel on sides, 2s giving RSh to person on Right (2M up, 2L down) 2s finish in 2nd place own sides
23-24 3s cross RH to own sides while 2s turn RH once round and 1s turn ½ RH (2s+1s remain in middle) 321
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette. 312
33-40 3s+1s dance L&R (3M/1M and 3L/1L change LH on sides, RH across, LH on sides, RH across). 312

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

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