Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Spot Of Bother

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A SPOT OF BOTHER (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Alan Rintoul Woodside Collection

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast (2s step up); 1s turn LH (2 bars) and change places RH with 1st corners
9-12 1st corners (2M and 3L) turn ¾ LH and change places RH with own partner
13-16 2nd corners (2L and 3M) turn ¾ LH, 2L+1M and 3M+1L change places RH on 1st corner diagonal. 1s face 1st corner position
17-20 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corner positions; 1s pass RSh
21-24 1M+2s (at top) and 1L+3s (at bottom) dance ½ reel of 3 across (RSh to 2nd corner to start). End 1M between 2, 1L between 3s
25-32 Lines of 3 across Set&Link for 3 to end on sides; All turn partners 1½ RH. 213

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

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