Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Silver Branch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SILVER BRANCH (J3x32) 3C set Ann Campbell Silver Anniversary Book

1- 8 2s dance ½ diagonal reel with 1st corners, pass RSh and ½ reel with 2nd corners, pass LSh to end BtoB (2M facing up, 2L down in double triangle position)
9-12 3s+2s+1s set (as in Double Triangles), 2s dance up/down and turn right about to face in while 3s and 1s dance in and turn right about to face up/down
13-16 3s+2s+1s set (Inverted Triangle formation), 2s dance in while 3s and 1s dance out all turning R about for RH across
17-20 1s dance RH across (2M with 3s and 2L with 1s) 2s end in 2nd place. (3)(2)(1)
21-24 All set, 3s+2s dance RH across ½ way while 1s cross RH
25-32 2s+3s+1s circle 6H round and back

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

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