Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Silver Dancers

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SILVER DANCERS (R5x40) 5C set Margaret Bezzant 25yr St Michael's SCD Club
2s and 5s are dancing couples (representing "25")

1- 8 2s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 1s while 5s cross RH and cast up 1 place, 2s and 5s turn LH to face 2nd corners (4s step down 3-4)
9-16 2s and 5s dance reels of 4 with 2nd corners, pass RSh to face 1st corners
17-24 2s and 5s dance reels of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh to face 4th corners
25-32 2s and 5s dance Pass&Turn with 4th Corners, 2s and 5s twirl to face 3rd corners and dance Pass&Turn with 3rd corners
33-34 2s and 5s turn partners RH to end in middle facing up on opposite sides
35-40 2s followed by 5s lead up crossing at top and cast 2s to 3rd place and 5s cast to 1st place and all set. 51234

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

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