Scottish Country Dance InstructionWICKED WILLY (Uilliam Dona) (R4x32) 4C set Harry Ways Bicentennial Book+7 SCDs
1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH and cast 1 place, dance ½ Fig of 8 round end couples into centre facing corner just passed
9-16 1s and 4s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting to face diagonally opposite corner
17-24 1s and 4s turn corner person RH and dance LH across once round to end on opposite sides
25-32 Bottom 2 couples dance ½ R&L, then middle 2 couples dance ½ R&L. 2341
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Harry Ways Bicentennial Book+ 7 SCDs
Reel 4 x 32 bars 4 Couple Repeat 4 Couple Set Longwise Set
1-4 1s 4s cross by the right and cast inwards;
5-8 1s 4s half figures of 8 round 2s 3s, finishing back to back facing out diagonally;
9-16 1s4s hello-goodbye setting;
17-20 4s 1s turn corners by the right (always the same person);
21-24 4s1s left hands across;
25-28 1s3s (at the bottom) half rights and lefts;
29-32 4s3s half rights and lefts, finishing 2s3s4s1s.
(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
3-4 2s step up WHILE 3s step down.
5-8 Need to be quick; it's slightly more than half figures of 8.
-8 1s 4s finish facing the corner they just danced round (M to M, L to L).
-16 1s 4s finish facing the opposite corner (M to L, L to M).
17-20 At every repeat of the whole dance, turn the same person.
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
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