Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Twixt Don And Dee

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TWIXT DON AND DEE (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Deeside Book 2

1- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance double Fig of 8 (1s and 4s cast to start and end facing out)
9-16 1s and 4s cast 1 place and turn partners 2H, open out into 4H round to left and end 1s and 4s turning right about to face corners (M face M and L face L)
17-24 1s+4s dance "Hello-Goodbye" setting. 1s+4s end in centre facing diagonally opposite "corner"
25-32 4s turn 2s nearer hands (at top) as 1s turn 3s nearer hands (at bottom - i.e. 4s and 1s dancing out of ends) to 2(4)(1)3; 4s and 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 round ends. 2413

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

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This dance, Twixt Don And Dee, was devised by John Drewry to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberdeen Branch of the RSCDS.

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