Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Twa In Clover

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Twa In Clover
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Gaelic College SCD Book 5: A Dozen More
8x32 Strathspey or Reel
3-couple dance in 4-couple longways set

  1-4   SET AND LINK: 1st and 2nd couples set and link;

  5-8   SET AND UNDER ARM TURN: 1st couple set twice advancing on bars 7-8 and joining left hands at the end of bar 7, then 1st lady dances under the raised arms to end facing man's 1st corner;

  9-24 ½ TANDEM REELS OF 3 WITH CORNERS: 1st couple dances four ½ tandem reels of 3 with 1st corners, 2nd corners, 3rd corners, and 4th corners (end with 1st couple in the middle nearer hands joined facing down);

25-32 FIGURE OF 8: 1st couple dance down between 3rd couple, divide and cast up, up dance between 2nd couple, divide and cast down.

Repeat from 2nd place.

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

Dance Information

"Twa In Clover" is Scots for "two in clover".

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