Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

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Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SIDE BY SIDE (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring 15 Social dances

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and up to 2nd place in middle
9-16 1s in prom hold dance ½ diagonal reel of 3 with 2L+3M (RSh to 2L to start) and dance ½ diagonal reel of 3 with 2M+3L (RSh to 2M to start)
17-24 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across with 2s (3rd place) (LSh to 2M) and ½ reel of 3 with 3s (LSh to 3L), 1s end in 2nd place (middle) facing 1M down and 1L up
25-32 1s set and petronella turn to 2nd place own sides, 3s+1s+2s turn RH
33-40 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

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

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