Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Silver Buckle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Silver Buckle
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 4:
3x32 Strathspey
3-couple Longways set


  9-12 1ST COUPLE FISHHOOK: 1st man dances down between 3rd couple and cast up around 3rd woman AS 1st woman dance up between 2nd couple and casts down around 2nd man, ending in 2nd places on opposite sides;

13-16 1ST COUPLE TURNS with right hands once around;

17-24 CIRCLE: all three couples circle and back;

25-26 ALL SET; 27-32 1ST COUPLE CASTS AND ½ FIGURE 8: 1st couple casts off one place (3rd couple stepping up) and dance a ½ figure of 8 around 3rd couple.

Repeat with new top couple.

(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)

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Silver Scarf Buckle

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