Figure Of Eight Across
The dance term Figure of eight across
is an 8-bar combination of Cross up
and Cast down
or Cross down
and Cast up
, starting with either the Crossing
or the Casting
movement, and then repeated from the new Place
; the Scottish Country Dancer Finishes
in the Place
in which s/he started.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Figure of eight across
, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions
or both -
There And Back
Touch Of Disblair
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