Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

When Dancers Meet

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WHEN DANCERS MEET (R4x48) 4C set Anne-Miek Klokgieters

1- 8 4s turn RH, cast up 1 place, dance down between 3s and cast back to 3rd place
9-16 1s+2s also 4s+3s dance RH across and LH back
17-24 4s turn RH, cast up 1 place, dance down between 2s and cast back to 2nd place
25-32 1s+4s+2s+3s dance reflection reels of 4 (4s and 3s in and up)
33-40 4s turn RH, cast up 1 place, dance down between 1s and cast back to 1st place
41-48 All circle 8H round and back

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

WHEN DANCERS MEET...! (48 bar reel for 4 couples) Anne-Miek Klokgieters, The Delft Book Of Scottish Country Dances

1-4 4th couple turn right hand and cast up one place.
5-8 4th couple dance down between couple below and cast up round them; 3rd couple step down.
9-16 1st and 2nd couples and 4th and 3rd couples dance four hands across and back.
17-24 Repeat bars 1-8 (round 2nd couple).
25-32 Mirror reels of four on the sides, (4th couple in 2nd place, and 3rd couple in 4th place dancing in and up, nearer hands joined).
33-40 Repeat bars 1-8 (round 1st couple).
41-48 All four couples dance eight hands round to the left and back.

Repeat, with a new bottom couple.

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Anne-Miek Klokgieters, The Hague, 1995)

Dance Information

Dance devised for Kaoru Masaki and Aad Boode, on the occasion of their wedding, October 21, 1995.

Dance information by the deviser, Anne-Miek Klokgieters.

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