Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Twister

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE TWISTER (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Alice McLean Laurieston Collection 2

1- 8 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1s between 2s to start)
9-16 1s set, cast 1 place, cross down below 3s and cast up to 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s) into ½ reel of 3 on own sides
25-32 All chase clockwise ½ way and 1s turn 1½ times

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

Dance Information

This reel, The Twister, is from the Laurieston Collection of dances by Alice McLean. Laurieston is a district in the Gorbals area situated south of the River Clyde, in the Scottish city of Glasgow.

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