Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Touch And Go

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TOUCH AND GO (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Holly V Sherman

1- 8 1s cross down (touch RH briefly) to BtoB in centre facing opposite sides, 1s+corners set as in Double Triangles; 1s+1st corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4. End 1L in middle at top, 1M in middle 3rd place
9-16 1s cross down (touch RH briefly) to BtoB in centre, 1M facing up, 1L down, 1s+corners set as in Double Triangles; 1s+2nd corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4. 1s end in 2nd place opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
17-24 3s+1s+2s Adv&Ret; 1s petronella turn (1M between 3s at top, 1L between 2s at bottom) while 2s and 3s set, rotating in place (pull back RSh) and all set
25-32 All Adv&Ret (up/down); 1s petronella turn to 2nd place own side while 2s and 3s set, rotating in place (pull back RSh) and all set
33-40 1s dance diagonal R&L (1M down, 1L up). 213

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



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