Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Song Of The Waves

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SONG OF THE WAVES (S3x32) 6C set Barry Priddey Anniversary Tensome
4s, 5s and 6s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 6s cross RH, cast in 1 place and dance ½ Figs of 8 round 3s/4s. 213(4)(6)(5)
9-16 All dance reels 3 on sides (1s/6s dance between end couples to start reels) and all turn on sides (1s/6s with end persons nearer hand and centre couples 2H)
17-24 1s and 6s dance ½ Figs of 8 round end couples while centre couples circle 4H round to left, all ½ turn RH to face next couple and set. (2)1(3)4(6)5
25-32 1s+4s+5s dance Allemande while 2s+3s+6s dance reverse Allemande (down) to end 541(6)(3)(2)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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