Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Underpass

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE UNDERPASS (J4x32) 4C set S McMillan Moving Collection

1- 8 1s and 4s set (facing down/up), 1s and 4s nearer hands joined change places with 1s dancing under 4s arch, both Ladies dance under Man's arm crossing over and 1s also 4s cast in 1 place on opposite sides. 2(4)(1)3
9-16 2s and 3s repeat above Fig to end (4)(3)(2)(1) all on opposite sides
17-24 4s followed by 3s+2s+1s cast to own places (on opposite sides) and all turn RH
25-32 1s and 2s also 3s and 4s cross to own sides (Ladies dancing under arches made the Men), 2s and 3s dance under arches made by 1s and 4s to change places, 1s+4s cross RH and dance ½ RH across. 2413

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

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