Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

To Have And To Hold

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Irene van Maarseveen Many Happy Hours

1- 4 1s followed by 2s dance down, Bar 4: 1M dances below 1L who dances under 1M's arm to change sides and 1s face up, 2s divide and dance below 1s
5- 8 1s followed by 2s dance up, Bar 8: 1M dances above 1L who dances under 1M's arm to change sides, 2s dance out to place
9-16 1s+2s turn on sides 1½ (Men RH, Ladies LH). 1s dance down between 3s, cast up, take prom hold with partner facing 2L
17-24 1s+2nd corners dance diagonal RSh reel of 3. 1s end in centre facing 2M
25-32 1s+1st corners dance diagonal LSh reel of 3. 1s end in 2nd place own side. 213

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



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