Lead Out Of The Side, Crossing
The Figure Lead out of the side, crossing
is most commonly performed by a Man
and a Lady
who Lead Out
of one Side
of The set
, the Lady
passing in front of the Man
; it is a precursor to Casting
away from each other.
If the Lady was on the Man's right side, they would Take Left hands when Leading Out, she would Cast to the left and he to the right; if the Lady was on the Man's left side, they would Take Right hands when Leading Out, she would Cast to the right and he to the left.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Lead out of the side, crossing
, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions
or both -
Wells Of Dee
Prince Of Wales
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Additional search terms: lead out, cross and cast.
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