Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

When The Tide Comes In

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WHEN THE TIDE COMES IN (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Romaine Butterfield Silver Threads

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up). 1L+2s also 1M+3s dance RH across end with 1s in centre, LH joined, facing opposite sides
9-16 1s set, cast to Left (1M up round top Ladies' place, 1L down round 3M place) into lines of 3 across, 1M between 2s, 1L between 3s and all set
17-24 Reels of 3 across, 1s pass dancer on Right by RSh to start. End 1s in centre, LH joined, 1L facing up, 1M facing down
25-32 1s set, 1M casts down round 3l place, 1L up round top Man's place, into 2nd place opposite sides. 2s+1s+3s set
33-40 RSh reels of 3 on sides (6 bars), 1M up, 1L down to start. Bars 39-40 1s cross RH to 2nd place own side. 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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