Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sleepless In Brentwood

Scottish Country Dance Instruction


1- 8 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s, 1s complete Fig of 8 round 2nd positions as 2s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s and all end in prom hold (1s/3s face up and 2s down)
9-16 All dance Allemande with 1s and 3s dancing up and 2s down to end 3(2)1
17-24 2L dances up, casts on own side and turns 1L LH 1½ times to end in 3rd place while 2M dances down casts up on own side and turns 3M 1½ times to 1st place
25-32 All (facing new partners) petronella turn into middle, set, dance round new partner RSh to opposite sides and ½ turn RH to own sides
Repeat with new partners

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

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