Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

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Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TRIBUTE TO JIMMY STRACHAN (S2x64) Sq.Set Lily Davison Glenfeshie book 2

1- 8 All dance ½ Grand Chain; set to partner and turn 2H
9-12 1s+3s cross (3s pass between 1s), Ladies cross in front of partner and all face corners
13-16 1s+3s set to and turn corners 2H
17-24 2s+4s repeat 9-16 (2s passing between 4s). 1234
25-28 1L+3L turn ¾ RH, then 1L+4M also 3L+2M turn LH
29-32 1L+3L turn RH to face partner while 2M+4M turn partner RH, then 1L+3L turn partners LH
33-40 2L+4L repeat 25-32 with 1M+3M
41-48 1s+3s advance, join Nearer Hands with opposite person and dance out between side couples and cast back into centre; 1s+3s dance RH across back to place
49-56 2s+4s repeat 41-48 dancing LH across back to place
57-64 All dance ½ Grand Chain; set to partner and turn 2H
Repeat 1-64, 1s passing between 3s (bars 9-10); 4s passing between 2s (bars 17-18)

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

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