Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The World Turned Upside Down (McKinnell)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Sue McKinnell S McKinnell's SCDs

1- 8 1s set then dance down middle and cast up behind 3s+2s
9-16 1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette
17-24 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s
25-32 1s dance down middle to 2nd place and turn 2H, 1s+3s circle left

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

The World Turned Upside Down (McKinnell) by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Strathspey for 3C

1-8 1C set, then dance down the center and cast up behind 3C and 2C to original places.
9-16 1C and 2C poussette right round.
17-24 1C dance a figure of 8 down around 2C.
25-32 1C dance down the center for 2 bars, 2C stepping up. 1C turn both hands once round, opening into 4 hands round to the left with 3C.


(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, Aug 2002)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Also see the dance World Turned Upside Down (Boyd) by Iain Boyd.

Suggested music is Set of Strathspeys from Muckle Carfuffle.

Dance information by the deviser, Sue McKinnell.

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