Scottish Country Dance Instruction
(J8x32) 3C (4C set) Ann And Ian Jamieson Glen Orrin Collection 1
1- 8 1s cross down to double triangle position and set, 1s cast up and cross RH to original places facing out
9-16 1s+3s dance Fig of 8 round 2s (1s casting to start)
17-24 1M followed by partner casts below 3s, crosses, casts up 1 place and crosses to own side to end in 2nd place own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
"Trì fichead" means "Sixty" (literally "Three score") in Gaelic; it should be pronounced as "Tree feech
sh~t" in English with stress on the first syllable of "fichead" and the following conventions:
"ee" is as in "beet";
"~" represents the very short, indeterminate, vowel sound; and
sh" represents the softer (but not longer) form of ch
as in the German "ich".
See Gaelic Dance Names
for more information on Gaelic spelling and pronunciation.
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