Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Silver Bells

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SILVER BELLS (S3x40) 3C Triangular Set Anne Thorn Magic Of Music 2

1- 4 All set. 1s turn 2H moving into middle of triangle while 2s turn LH and 3s turn RH
5- 8 1M+2s dance LH across while 1L+3s dance RH across. All finish in promenade hold
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance reel of 3 (1L and 3L pass RSh to start) 2s and 3s finish in original places while 1s finish in the middle facing down
17-22 1s dance down, separate, 1L dances behind 3s and 1M dances behind 2s back to place
23-24 All turn RH to finish shoulder to shoulder Men facing in and Ladies facing out
25-32 All dance 8 Bar Schiehallion reels to finish 1s in 2nd place, 2s in 3rd place and 3s in 1st place. 312
33-34 All set
35-36 All turn partner 2H
37-38 All dance 6H round 1 place to left. 231
39-40 All turn 2H. 231

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

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