Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Treeple Bob

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

The Treeple Bob
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 6:
32 bar Jig
3 people in a line Ends facing clockwise, Centres face anticlockwise and take a step back,

  1-8   TURN LEFT AND RIGHT: centre person turns left hand partner by the left hand, then right hand partner by the right hand;

  9-12 CIRCLE: 3-hands round to the left (on bar 12, centre person dances forwards raising arms, and pulling right shoulder back dance under arches: ends keep hands joined behind the back of the centre person);

13-16 3-PERSON PROMENADE: all dance clockwise;

17-18 UNWIND: using Pas de Basque ends drop hands and swivel to face anticlockwise, AS centre person with hands still joined with ends, dances forwards swiveling to the left under arches to face anticlockwise;

19-22 DANCE ANTICLOCKWISE: nearer hands joined dance anticlockwise to starting positions;

23-24 SET: all set facing the centre of the triangle;

25-32 REEL OF 3: all dance a right shoulder reel of three. (On bars 31-32, centre dance forwards to face next line of 3.)

Repeat with next line of 3.

(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)

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