Seton's Ceilidh Band
Scottish Country Dance InstructionSETON'S CEILIDH BAND (J4x64) 4C set Bruce Fordyce Morison's Bush Collection
1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place (2 step up), dance down between 3s (3s step up) and cast down behind 4s to 4th place (4s step up)
9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s in/up, 4s out/down)
17-24 1s cross RH and cast up 1 place, lead up between 3s and cast up behind 2s to 1st place own sides
25-32 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides (1s in down, 2s out/up)
33-40 1s cross RH and cast down 1 place (2 step up) 1s give RH to partner and LH to 1st corners, Balance-in-Line and turn partner RH to give LH to 2nd corners
41-48 Balance-in-Line and 1s dance out and cast down behind 3s, meet and lead up to top crossing to 1st place own sides (2s step down)
49-60 1L+2L and 1M+2M change places RH on sides and 2s+1s cross over LH, repeat with 3s and 4s until reaching the bottom of the set
61-64 All turn partners RH 1½ times
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Seton's Ceilidh Band
Bruce Fordyce Morison's Bush Collection
Jig 4 x 64 bars 4 Couple Repeat 4 Couple Set Longwise Set
1-4 1s cross and cast around 2s;
5-8 1s meet, take nearer hands, lead down between 3s and cast around 4s;
9-16 3s4s1s reels of 3 on sides, 1s (on opposite sides) taking nearer hands and leading up to start;
17-20 1s cross and cast up around 4s;
21-24 1s meet, take nearer hands, lead up between 3s and cast up around 2s to place;
25-32 1s2s3s reels of 3 on own sides, 1s taking nearer hands and leading down to start;
33-36 1s cross by the right and cast, finishing in balance position with first corners;
37-38 1s balance with first corners;
39-40 1s turn by the right halfway, finishing in balance position with second corners;
41-42 1s balance with second corners;
43-44 1s cast (on opposite sides) and meet below 3s;
45-48 1s take right hands and cross up to places, finishing facing down;
49-52 1s2s cross by the right on the sides, 2s 1s cross by the left;
53-56 1s3s cross by the right on the sides, 3s 1s cross by the left;
57-60 1s4s cross by the right on the sides, 4s 1s cross by the left;
61-64 all turn by the right 1½ times, finishing 2s3s4s1s.
(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
1-8 This is an exercise in stepping up.
3-4 2s step up.
5-6 3s step up.
7-8 4s step up.
9-16 Quite sedate. Take nearer hands briefly at every opportunity in this reel.
17-24 This is an exercise in stepping down.
19-20 4s step down.
21-22 3s step down.
23-24 2s step down.
25-32 Quite sedate. Take nearer hands briefly at every opportunity in this reel.
33-48 Another exercise in stepping up/down.
35-36 2s step up.
45-46 2s step down, finishing facing up.
49-60 These half rights and lefts start on the sides.
61-64 An opportunity for a birl (but perhaps not for 2s in the first three repeats because they have to be the dancing couple immediately afterwards).
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance Instruction VideosSeton's Ceilidh Band - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationBruce Fordyce, devised this dance and also wrote the music for it.
Seton's Ceilidh Band commemorates Jack Seton whose band was based at Morison's Bush near Greytown in the Wairarapa, New Zealand.
Jack As MC, And The Band
Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand
Upper image copyright Jack Seton, Ruary Laidlaw. All rights reserved.
Lower image copyright Ulrich Lange, Dunedin, New Zealand (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons.
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