Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Tangle O' The Isles

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE TANGLE O' THE ISLES (S4x32) 4C set Brian Gunning Second Canberra Book

1- 8 1s+2s+3s+4s dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
9-16 1s+2s (also 3s+4s) dance Non-Progressive Tourbillon:
   9-10 1s+2s set
   11-12 1s+2s ½ turn 2H. Bar 12: 1M drops LH to dance to 2L's place while 1L dances to original place and 2L drops LH to dance in 1M's place while 2M dances to original place
   13-16 Similar to bars 9-12 but turning person opposite 2H and moving on
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance Poussette
25-28 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance Progressive Set&Link for 2 couples:
   25-26 All set on sides
   27-28 Set&Link as normal except 1s and 4s link 2 places as 2s and 3s link to adjacent place
29-32 All turn partner RH. 2413

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

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