Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tea With Sylvia

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TEA WITH SYLVIA (J4x32) 4C set Lyn Wilson 2013

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up). 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s
9-16 1s dance mirror (reflection) reels of 3 on own sides with 2s+3s (1s in/up to start)
17-24 1s dance mirror (reflection) reels of 3 on opposite sides with 3s+4s (1s cross down through 3rd place, 3s out/up, 4s in/up to start) 2(1)34
25-32 1s cross RH, cast 2 places (3s+4s step up 27-28) All 4 couples turn RH (or birl)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Tea With Sylvia
Tea With Sylvia
"Tea-Time" Emile Eisman-Semenowsky 1859-1911, c. 1900


Image copyright Emile Eisman-Semenowsky 1859-1911 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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