Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sinclair's Chief

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SINCLAIR'S CHIEF (J4x40) 4C set T Merriman Dunsmuir dances

1- 8 1s set and 1M casts 1 place, 1s+2s set and 1s each cast 1 place
9-16 1s+3s set and 1s each cast 1 place, 1M sets advancing as 1L casts to bottom to meet partner in prom hold
17-32 1s dance ½ reel of 3 with 4s (LSh to 4M to start), ½ reels with 3s, ½ reel with 2s and 1s cast to bottom while 2s+3s+4s cross RH
33-40 All circle 8H round and back

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

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