Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Trip To Italy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A TRIP TO ITALY (J5x32) 5C Set Holly Boyd Oh, How We've Danced!

1- 8 1s and 3s set, dance down 2 places, cast up round 4s/5s turn partner LH to form line up down middle, Men facing down, Ladies facing up (2s and 4s step up 3-4)
9-12 1L+2s (at top), 1M+3L+4s (middle) and 3M+5s (bottom) dance RH across. 1s and 3s end facing 1st corners
13-16 1s dance RSh round 1st corners, pass RSh to face 2nd corner while 1st corners dance, turn RH and dance back to place
17-24 1s and 3s dance diagonal reels of 4 with 2nd corners. 1s and 3s pass partner RSh to form line up down middle, Men facing up, Ladies facing down
25-28 1M+2s (at top), 1L+3M+4s (middle) and 3L+5s (bottom) dance LH across. 1s and 3s finish in 2nd/4th place own side
29-32 1s and 3s set and cast (4s and 5s step up). 24153

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

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