Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Shaws Of Cambridge

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SHAWS OF CAMBRIDGE (S4x32) 4C set Chris Ronald 12 SCDs

1- 8 1M+3L also 2M+4L ½ turn and twirl and dance out to change places, 1L+3M also 2L+4M repeat. (3)(4)(1)(2)
9-16 3s+4s (at top) also 1s+2s circle 4H round to left opening out into 8H round to left ½ way. 2143
17-24 1s+4s dance Alternating Tandem reels of 3 on own sides (Men LSh to 2M, Ladies LSh to 3L)
25-32 1s+4s dance the Celtic Cross Progression:
 25-28 1M+4L turn RH as 1L+4M chase anticlockwise ½ way into a line of 4 across and ½ turn partner LH
 29-32 1L+4M ¾ turn RH as 1M+4L chase ¼ way anticlockwise into a line up/down middle and ¾ turn partner LH. 2413

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

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