Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Summer Gathering

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A Summer Gathering
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Gaelic College SCD Book 6: A Dozen Dances
6/8x32 bar Jig
2-couple dance in 3, 4 couple longways set

  1-8   SET TWICE AND TURN: 1st and 2nd couples set twice and turn partner with right hands;

  9-16 FIGURE OF 8: 1st couple dance a figure of 8 around 2nd couple;

17-24 DOWN MIDDLE AND BACK: 1st couple joins both hands to slip down the middle and back to 2nd place (2nd couple step up on bars 19-20);

25-32 RIGHTS AND LEFTS: 2nd and 1st couples dance rights and lefts.

Repeat from 2nd place.

(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)

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