Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Wagon's West (Smith)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WAGON'S WEST (Ye're No Awa) (J96) 4C set Bessie Smith Martello Tower 2

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round and back with 1s ending in prom hold facing Men's side
9-16 1s cast down behind 2M, cross, cast down behind 3L, lead down and cross to 4th place own side
17-24 3s petronella turn into lines of 3 across (L between 2s and M between 3s), set, petronella turn onto opposite sides and set on sides
25-32 3s face persons on right and dance ½ RSh reel of 3 on sides, ½ reel of 3 across (3M in 1st place and 3L in 3rd place) to end 2nd place on own sides (2s and 4s dance complete reels of 3 on own sides)
33-40 2s cast 1 place, turn RH for 4 bars and cast on own side to 3rd place. (3421)
41-64 Repeat bars 17-40 (4s starting) to end 4231
65-88 Repeat bars 17-40 (2s starting) to end 2341
89-96 4s followed by 3s+2s lead down between 1s and cast up on own side to end 4321

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

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