uses the Quick turn grip
. A Quick turn
is essential when Time
is short, especially when followed by Cast
as, for example, in bars 1-2 of Mairi's Wedding
In less formal Scottish Country Dancing situations, Elbow grip or the Birl hold are equally effective.
For example, here are some other Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Quick turn
, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions
or both -
Hand In Hand
White Heather Jig
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