Scottish Country Dance InstructionThresher Round
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 6:
32 bar Strathspey/Reel Line of 3 facing line of 3 around the room
1-8 SET, PASS AND CHASE: nearer hands joined in lines of 3, all set, pass opposite by the right hand, and chase clockwise halfway (centres pull right shoulder back to face partner behind: N.B. ends have changed places);
9-16 TURN RIGHT AND LEFT: centre person turns right hand partner by the right hand, then left hand partner by the left hand;
17-24 REEL OF 3: all dance a right shoulder reel of three with partners (start passing "new" right hand partner by the right shoulder);
25-32 TEAPOTS AND SNAKE: dance a right hand across with partners, then right hand person leads an anticlockwise chase halfway around into the opposite line facing next line of 3 around the room.
Repeat with next line of 3.
(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)
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