Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tea Break

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TEA BREAK (J3x32) 3C set Julie Pastok Piping Shrike Collection

1- 8 All cross RH. 3L and 1M dance clockwise to change places while others dance RH across
9-16 All cross LH. 1L and 3M dance anti-clockwise to change places while others dance LH across. (3)2(1)
17-24 Meanwhile:
 3s Birl 1½ moving down to 3rd place; separate and cast up to 1st place on own sides.
 2s cross down through 3rd place and cast up to 2nd place; Set and cross RH
 1s cast up to 1st place and Birl down to 3rd place. 321
25-32 3s+2s dance a Chain progression:
 3s+2s ¾ turn RH, 3M+2L turn LH 1½ times as partners chase clockwise ½ way, 2s+3s turn ¾ RH to end on sides. 231

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

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