Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Twenty At First

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TWENTY AT FIRST (S5x32) 5C set Kent Smith Northampton 20th Anniversary

1- 8 1s and 3s set, cross RH, cast, turn RH to finish RSh to RSh facing 1st corners (2s and 4s step up 5-6)
9-16 1s and 3s dance Corner pass and turn with 1st corners, pass RSh, dance Corner pass and turn with 2nd corners. Finish in centre shoulder to shoulder, Man above Lady
17-24 1M+2s, 1L+4s+3M, 3L+5s dance RH across, 1s and 3s pass partner RSh, dance LH across with other couple. 1s and 3s end in 2nd/4th place opposite sides
25-32 1s and 3s set, cast, turn 2H 1½ times to own sides (4s and 5s step up 27-28) 24153

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

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