Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Scottish Covenant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SCOTTISH COVENANT (S4x48) 4C set Hector Sutherland Two National Dances of Scotland

1- 8 1s lead down below 4s, turn outwards and cast up to places
9-16 1s set Highland Schottische and turn partners 2H
17-24 1s+2s dance R&L
25-32 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s
33-40 1s set, cross RH, set and cross back RH
41-48 1s ½ turn 2s with 2H to change places (Men's side anticlockwise, Ladies' side clockwise). Repeat, 1s crossing to turn 3s, then crossing to turn 4s

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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