What's Not To Like?
Scottish Country Dance InstructionWhat's Not to Like?
Jessie Collins www.scottish-country-dancing-dictionary.com
Reel 8 x 40 bars 3 Couple Repeat 4 Couple Set Longwise Set
1-2 1s set;
3-4 1s cross down to 2nd place, finishing facing in;
5-6 1s set;
7-8 1s turn by the left, finishing facing first corners;
9-16 2s1L 1M3s reels of 3 across, 1s giving left shoulder to first corner to start;
17-20 2s1L 1M3s right hands across;
21-24 1s turn 1½ times by the left WHILE corners chase clockwise halfway;
25-32 repeat bars 17-24 from new positions, 1s finishing in 2nd position, facing up on own sides of the centre line, nearer hands joined;
33-36 1s lead up and cast to 2nd place;
37-40 2s 1s 3s turn partner by the right.
(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
3-4 2s step up.
-8 Take care not to turn too far.
17-20 1s dance right hands across with the couple with whom they danced the reel across in bars 9-16.
25-28 Again, 1s dance right hands across with the same couple but up/down reversed.
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