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To Be A Wind

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TO BE A WIND (J5x32) 5C set Masako Okada Naitoh To Be A Wind

1- 4 1s+2s also 4s+5s dance ½ RSh Tandem reels of 3 with 3M/3L on own side, 2s+3s pass RSh to start. End: 4s pull back RSh to face down
5- 8 Top 4 couples: 4s+5s+3s+1s dance ½ LSh reels of 4 on the sides. 13542
9-12 Top 3 couples: 1s+3s+5s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 on the sides. 1s+3s pass LSh to start. 53142
13-14 Top 2 couples: 5s+3s change place LH on sides while Bottom 3 couples: 1s+4s+2s set. 35142
15-16 All couples chase anticlockwise 2 places (Men's side: 5L 3L 3M 5M 1M, Ladies' side: 1L 4L 2L 2M 4M)
17-20 Top 4 on Men's side + bottom 4 on Ladies' side, Set&Cross RH diagonally
21-24 Top 4 on Ladies' side + bottom 4 on Men's side, Set&Cross LH diagonally
25-28 Top 4 on Men's side + bottom 4 on Ladies' side, Set&Cross RH diagonally. 24153
25-29 All dance Allemande Turn right: advance to take partner's RH, Lady dances under Man's arm. Lady curves out to place as Man retires. 24153

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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