Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

There And Back Again

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THERE AND BACK AGAIN (R2x64) 5C set Ann Malley SCD for Children and Teens
5 couples arranged in a circle, Lady on Man's right

1- 8 All circle 10H round and back
9-16 All set twice, pulling back RSh (bar 11) to face out; All Adv&Ret (out and in) to end facing partner
17-24 All set twice to partner, all Adv&Ret
25-32 All dance DoSiDo with partner, turn partner 1¼ RH into promenade hold facing anticlockwise (Men on inside)
33-48 All promenade anticlockwise once round (12 bars) ending in original circle
49-56 Ladies join RH in centre, LH with partner and dance RH across (6 bars), Bar 55 Men cross Lady in front to original places but Lady on Man's left
57-64 All turn partners 1½ RH; all turn partner LH to original places
Repeat 1 more time

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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