Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tae Gar Ye Loup

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TAE GAR YE LOUP (S4x40) 4C set John Drewry Silver City Book

1- 8 All set twice, turn partners 2H to end 1s and 2s facing up, 3s and 4s facing down (nearer hands joined), 1s and 4s cast in 1 place while 2s and 3s lead up/down
9-16 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cross up and 4s cross down to start)
17-24 1s+4s Adv&Ret twice, lead up/down and cast to 2nd/3rd places
25-32 All dance Grand Chain
33-40 1s+4s+3s (bottom 3 couples) dance ½ reel of 3 on sides (1s and 4s pass RSh to start), 2s+3s also 4s+1s circle 4H round to left. 2341

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

Dance Information

"Tae Gar Ye Loup" is Scots for "to make you leap".

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