Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SHADOWS (S3x32) 3C Set Sheila Trafford Newcastle 70th Anniversary

1- 8 1s+2s set, turn partners 2H once round, open out to circle 4H round to left
9-16 1s+2s dance "Shadow Progression":
 1L+2M advance (1 bar), ½ turn 2H (1 bar), 1L dances out through 1M's place, and dances clockwise 2 places as 2M dances out through 2L's place and clockwise 2 places while 2L+1M cast 1 place up/down (2 bars) and then follow what 1L/2M danced (but 2 bars behind them) to end 213
17-24 1s dance ½ Fig of 8, 1M up between 2s, 1L down between 3s, pass RSh in centre and dance ½ Fig of 8 1M down between 3s, 1L up between 2s. 1s meet in centre facing down, 3s step in and face up ready for...
25-32 1s+3s dance Rondel. 231

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

This dance was devised by Sheila Trafford to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Newcastle And District Branch Of The RSCDS.

Recommended Music: The CD written to accompany the book of dances, "Newcastle Upon Tyne And District 70th Anniversary CD" with 8 tracks by Marian Anderson's Band and 8 tracks by Iain MacPhail's Band.

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