Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Troublesome Threesomes

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TROUBLESOME THREESOMES (S3x48) 3C set Remco Knooihuizen Dunedin Dances Book 6

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up) and face 1st corners; 1s set to and turn 1st corner RH to face 2nd corners
9-16 1s set to and turn 2nd corner LH into lines of 3 across (1M between 2s, 1L between 3s); Set&Link for 3. (2)(1)(3)
17-24 Reels of 3 on sides (6 bars) 1s LSh to 1st corner to start, 1s turn 1¼ RH to face 4th corner (pstn)
25-32 1s set to and turn 4th corner LH into lines of 3 across (1L between 2s, 1M between 3s); Set&Link for 3. 213
33-40 1s dance ½ Figs 8 (1L down round 3s, 1M up round 2s); 1s Cross&Cast (3s step up)
41-48 All circle 6H round and back. 231

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


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