A Shared Tradition
Scottish Country Dance InstructionA SHARED TRADITION (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Sue McKinnell Fields Of Gold
1- 8 1s set, dance down between 2s, cast down behind 3s, dance up the middle (1L in front of 1M) to face 2M (Ladies' 1st corner) (2s step up 3-4)
9-16 1s and 1st corners dance ½ Alternating Tandem diagonal LSh reel of 3. Bar 12: 1M pulls LSh back and turns partner LH to face 2L (Man's 2nd corner) (1L behind 1M)
17-24 1s and 2nd corners dance ½ Alternating Tandem diagonal LSh reel of 3. Bar 20: 1L pulls LSh back and turns partner LH to finish in 2nd place own sides. 312
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L. 213
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
A Shared Tradition 8X32 Reel for 3C in a 4 couple set by Sue McKinnell
1-8 1C set, dance down between 2C, cast off behind 3C then dance up the center, 1W leading with 1M right behind her. 1W end facing her 1st corner (2M) with 1M right behind her. 2C step up on bars 3-4.
9-12 1C and 1st corners dance a half diagonal LS reel of 3, 1C changing lead as they dance around 1st corner position.
13-16 As 1C dance into the middle of the set, 1M pull LS back to face partner and 1C turn LH to end 1M facing his 2nd corner (2W) with 1W right behind him.
17-20 1C and 2nd corners dance a half diagonal LS reel of 3, 1C changing lead as they dance around 2nd corner position.
21-24 As 1C dance into the middle of the set, 1W pull LS back to face partner and 1C turn LH to end in 2nd place on own sides.
25-32 Diagonal rights and lefts, 1W crossing up and 1M crossing down to begin.
Repeat, having passed a couple.
(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, Mar 2022)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance InformationWe dance all over the world and we dance the same figures, thus Scottish Country Dancing is a worldwide shared tradition.
Suggested music is Broadford Bay from A Skye Collection.
(Dance information by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, 2022)
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