Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Unfancy Bean Shee

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

UNFANCY BEAN SHEE (R5x48) 5C set Ithaca

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set and circle 6H round to left while 4s+5s set across, set down/up and dance RH across
9-16 1s and 3s (in prom hold Lady on Man's Right) dance RSh reels of 3 across (1s with 2s and 3s with 4s), 2s and 4s dance up 1 place as 1s and 3s face 1st corners
17-24 1s also 3s turn corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and pass partner RSh to face own side
25-32 1s also 3s dance Crown Triangles and end (BtoB with partner) with Ladies facing up and Men facing down
33-36 All dance LH across (1L with 2s, 1M+3L with 4s and 3M with 5s)
37-48 1s+3s dance reel of 4 in the middle. 1s+3s turn partners RH and cast down 1 place

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

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