Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Windings Of The Forth

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WINDINGS OF THE FORTH (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Margaret Martin Anniv Book

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place and dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides with 1s giving RSh to 2nd corners, 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across Lady with 2s (in 3rd place) and Man with 3s
17-32 1s turn RH to face 3rd corners (pstn) and 1s Dance to Each Corner and Set:-
' 21-22 1s change places with 3rd corner (pstn) passing RSh and corners pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right in centre to face 4th corner (pstn) (as 4th corners set),
' 23-24 Original 3rd corners change places with 4th corners passing RSh and 4th corners pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right to face 1s in 1st corner (pstn) as 1s set
' 24-25 Original 4th corners change places with 1s passing RSh and 1s pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right to face 4th corner (pstn) as original 3rd corners set
' 26-32 Repeat this Fig once more until 1s meet again in centre
33-40 1s dance RSh round 1st corners to 2nd place own sides and 2s+1s+3s all turn RH

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

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