Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Thro' The Sma' Glen

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THRO' THE SMA' GLEN (S5x32) 5C set James B. Cosh Glenshee Collection

1- 8 1s and 5s turn RH, cast in 1 place, 1s+3s+5s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides (3s out and up to start) 5s and 1s end facing 1st corners
9-16 5s and 1s turn 1st corners RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and 5s cross LH to dance between 3s while 1s cross LH to own sides
17-24 5s dance out down round 4s, up behind 3s, between 2s and cast to 2nd place while 1s dance up behind 3s, between 2s, cast and dance down between 3s+4s and cast up to 4th place. 25314
25-32 2s+5s dance R&L while 3s+1s+4s set, cross RH and circle 6H round to left ½ way. 25413

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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