Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ULTRAMARINE (S4x40) 4C set Peter Hastings Acme Collection

1- 8 1s dance down, ½ turn 2H and dance up to face 1st corners
9-16 1s set and turn 1st corners 2H and set and turn 2nd corners 2H ending 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 1s cross passing RSh, 1L followed by partner casts below 3s, dances across, up behind 3M+2M and across to end in own places
25-32 All dance ½ RSh reels of 4 on sides, top 3 couples dance ½ reels of 3
33-40 2s+3s also 4s+1s dance Diamond Poussette

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

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Ultramarine is a blue pigment consisting primarily of a zeolite-based mineral containing small amounts of polysulfides. It occurs in nature as a proximate component of lapis lazuli.

Natural Ultramarine

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