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0 00:00The Shepherd's Crook S72 · 3p
Scottish Dances collected by Mary Isdal MacNab · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Line of three ‑ Man between 2 Ladies

1‑8
All turn right about to face the opp direction, dance away for 4 steps, turn right about to face the other way & dance forward for 4 steps
9‑16
All set (e.g. »Rocking Step«) for 8 bars
17‑24
Dance the "Shepherd's Crook" ‑ Lady on the Man's right dances round under the arch made by Man & the other Lady, Man follows under the arch while the other Lady turns under her own right arm. Repeat with Lady on the Man's left leading
25‑40
Man sets HS (starting left foot) with Lady on right (ballroom hold) & turns her RH. Man repeats with Lady on left
41‑48
All dance a reel of 3 ‑ Man starts by passing LSh with Lady on right
49‑56
All facing the top set (e.g. »Crossover« [Huntly] step) for 8 bars
57‑64
All circle round left for 4 bars & back to right ending in line across facing the top
65‑72
All dance the final step of the 'Highland Fling'. Bar 68: M turns Right about, Ladies pivot right about. Bars 71-72: M dances double L turn about, Ladies turn L about with 4 walking steps.

0 00:00Mairi's Wedding R40 · 3/4L
James B Cosh: Twenty Two SCD · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c turn RH | cast (2c up) ; turn LH to face 1cnrs
9–
1c ½Reel4 with 1cnrs (pass P Lsh) ; Repeat with 2cnrs
17–
Repeat with 3cnrs (1cnr person) ; Repeat with 4cnrs (2cnr person)
25–
1W+2c & 1M+3c Reels3 across, Lsh to 1cnr
33–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back

Note: Cosh explicitly tells 1c to pass Lsh in [9-24]; however the Rsh pass is quite common, and nicknamed »Mairi's Divorce«.

0 00:00Angus MacLeod R64 · 4/4L
Alex T Queen: Dances of an Island Clan · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

When setting in the centre, the turn is on the second PdB

1–
2c+3c (called »centres«) dance in and face diagonally in | set NHJ with turn R to face 1c+4c (= »cnrs«) ; all pass Rsh and face in diagonally | all set, cnrs swiveling R to face out
9–
All pass Rsh and face in diagonally | all set, centres turning R about ; cnrs turn centres RH
17-32
Centres LHA to face own cnrs again ; intersecting diagonal Reels4{12} (use ½ LHA in {2} to pass in the middle)
33–
Centres change places with P LH (2W & 3M polite turn) to face new cnrs, set to cnrs ; turn that cnr by outside hand (centres pass through top/bottom of the set) back to centre facing each other diagonally
41–
centres set and 4 spring points ; repeat
49–
Centres dance (NHJ) out at own ends and cast round to centre again facing diagonally in ; set and 4 points
57–
Centres dance (NHJ) out at opposite ends (3c make arch for 2c) | cast L (NHJ) (2c round 4W and 3c round 1M), and on to own end of set (cnrs step in to centre places, to order 2,1,4,3)

Repeat once with new centres and cnrs
In some areas the inner dancers who pass to corners stay facing out, and swivel to face inwards during the setting.

0 00:00Schiehallion M128 · 4S
Hugh A Thurston: Schiehallion · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Strathspey

1-16
'Chorus' ½G-Chain (1 step/hand, start with P) ; all set H.Schottische to P. Repeat [1-8], M finish in centre & face out
17–
'Diamond' All M dance a fling step (e.g. rocking step) while{8} W Petronella, ending ½ way round
25–
All pairs Turn RH ½, all W ½ LHA ; all turn P RH 1¼ (to places)
33-48
'Chorus' Repeat [1-16], finishing for
49–
'Criss-cross' All ½RHA, W in middle, M outside ; All W dance to place of the M in front while{2} he dances to place of the W in front | Change back the same way (W pass behind M !) to original wheel
57–
Repeat [49-54] | dance out to original positions and clap twice

Reel

65-80
'Chorus' All ½ G-Chain (1 step per hand, start with P) ; all turn P twice with R arm in elbow grip. Repeat [1-8], to places
81–
'Turn and round'1c+3c set advancing and turn opposite BH ; Circle4 L, to places
89–
2c+4c repeat
97-112
'Chorus' Repeat [1-16], W finish facing out
113-128
' Schiehallion Reel' All M dance through the centre to next W's place on R while{2} all W dance loop R to P's place | repeat interchanging M and W ; repeat these 4 bars 3 times to finish in own place

0 00:00The Piper and the Penguin R88 · 4S
Roy Goldring: The Scotia Suite of Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1-16
All W dance Rsh round cnr ; RHA in middle ; Lsh round P ; LHA in middle, to places
17-32
All M dance Rsh round P ; RHA in middle ; Lsh round cnr ; LHA in middle, to places
33-48
1c+3c turn RH 1¼ ; 1M & 3M (W following) dance between couple on the R and cast clw to places ; 1c+3c R&L
49-64
2c+4c repeat
65–
All W dance into middle, swivel R and dance through own place clw half way round set
73–
All M dance into middle, swivel L and dance through own place cclw half way round set
81–
All turn P RH 1¼ ; promenade cclw half way round set, to own places

0 00:00The Threesome Reel M96 · 3p
RSCDS VI 6 · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

0 00:00Blue Bonnets J32 · 2/4L
RSCDS III 5 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1W+2M A&R ; dance BtoB
9–
1M+2W repeat
17–
1c lead down the middle and up
25–
1c+2c Poussette

0 00:00The Barmkin R88 · 4S
Roy Goldring: A Second Book of Graded Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+3c turn RH and face clw ; chase ½ round set into
9–
3c+1c RHA ; LHA to exchanged places (3,2,1,4)
17-32
2c+4c repeat [1-16] (3,4,1,2)
33–
1c+3c turn LH and face cclw ; chase½ round set to own places
41–
1c+3c R&L (1,4,3,2)
49-64
2c+4c repeat [33-48] (1,2,3,4)
65–
All C NHJ advance | retire »diagonally« NHJ with cnr ; all W dance clw round their cnr
73–
All pairs advance | retire NHJ with P to places ; all M dance clw round P
81–
All circle8 and back

0 00:00Puffin's Reel R32 · 3/4L
Terry Harvey · Crib: SCDDB Contributed Cribs & Diagrams · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1-8
1s+2s set | 1s+2s dance RH across ½ way | 1s+3s set | 1s+3s dance LH across ½ way (2s and 3s to finish on opposite sides)
9-16
1s cross up behind 2s, cast down to 2nd place, dance down and cast up to 2nd place opp. sides
17-24
2s+1s+2s dance Set & Link for 3 twice
25-32
Circle 6h round and back

0 00:00Round Reel of Eight R88 · 4S
RSCDS XXVII 7 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All W cast by the R and round the set to places
9–
All M cast by the L and round the set to places
17–
G-Chain halfway round {6} | all set to P
25–
Continue G-Chain to places {6} | all set to P
33–
1c & 3c change places, 1c passing inside {3}, repeat back to places, 3c passing inside {3} | 1c+3c turn RH 1¼ into Allemande hold
41–
1c+3c (passing Lsh) Promenade cclw round inside of set to places
49–64
2c+4c repeat [33-48] (2c pass inside first)
65–
1c+3c half R&L ; 2c+4c half R&L
73–
Repeat [65-72] (to 1,2,3,4)
81–
All Circle8 and back

0 00:00The Countess of Dunmore's Reel R32 · 3/4L
Deirdre MacCuish Bark: RSCDS XLIX 12 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
1c set | dance down (2c up) ; cast up round 3c | set advancing to face 1cnr
9--
1c turn 1cnr RH, pass Rsh; turn 2cns RH, pass Rsh to face out in 2pl (cnrs dance for {4}) (2,1,3)
17--
[3C Chain Progression] 1c cast ¼ clw round set while 2c & 3c Turn RH ¾ | 2M+3W turn LH 1½ while{4} the others promenade clw ½ round set | 3c+2c turn RH ¾ while 1c dance clw to 2pl (3,1,2)
25--
all chase ½ way clw ; set | cross RH (2,1,3)

3C Chain Progression was earlier known as Chaperoned Chain Progression

0 00:00Espie McNabb J32 · 3/4L
Miss Milligan's Miscellany of Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c set and cross RH ; repeat
9–
1c lead down the middle and up
17–
1c set | cast off (2c up) ; turn RH
25–
2c+1c+3c Circle6 and back

0 00:00The Robertson Rant S80 · 4S
Mrs Douglas Winchester: RSCDS XXXIX 8 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All Circle8 and back
9–
Double L chain (women ½ RHA, turn opposite M LH ; ½ RHA, turn P LH, to own places)
17–
1c+3c Reel4, (W pass left shoulder, M set on [17-18], at the end W slow down and M speed up, face and acknowledge P and pull back inner shoulder to face corners.
25–
All set to corner H.Schottische ; turn cnr BH twice
33-48
2c+4c repeat [17-32]
49–
Women Circle4 L (at end pull back Rsh to face out) ; set to and turn P BH.
57–
Men circle4 R, pull back Lsh ; set to and turn P BH.
65–
G-Chain (one step per hand)
73–
Promenade cclw round the set in Allemande hold, M bring W into middle of set and hold RH for bow and curtsey

0 00:00The Wild Geese J32 · 3/4L
RSCDS XXIV 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+3c set advancing to midline with P on R | BiL ; 1c turn ¾ RH and cast off to 3pl while{4} 3c turn ¾ RH and lead to 1pl (3,2,1)
9–
repeat [1-8] from new positions (1,2,3)
17–
1c lead down the middle (2c up on [19-20]) ; and up to (2,1,3)
25–
2c+1c R&L

0 00:00Shiftin' Bobbins R32 · 3/4L
Roy Clowes: Ormskirk Scottish Dances - Memorial Edition · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross down RH (2c up) to 2plx in DTr position with corners | set as DTr ; cast up, meet and dance down to 2pl in middle
9–
2M+1W+3M RHA, while{4} 2W+1M+3W LHA ; 1c followed by 2c+3c dance down the middle
17–
3c+2c+1c dance up the middle, 3c casting to 3pl, flowing into ; 1W+2M+3M LHA, while{4} 1M+2W+3W RHA
25–
1c dance to top, cast off one ; ½ Fig8 up round 2c.

0 00:00Rory o'More J32 · 2/4L
RSCDS I 9 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c A&R ; all cross NHJ, the M making the arch | keeping hands joined change places on the sides, 2c passing outside as 1c twirls under the joined hands (2x,1x)
9–
2c+1c A&R ; all cross NHJ, the W making the arch | change places on the sides as before, 2c again passing outside (1,2)
17–
1c lead down the middle and up
25–
1c+2c Poussette (2,1)

Option: on [8] and [16] the turns under joined hands may be omitted.

0 00:00The Lea Rig S32 · 2/4L
RSCDS XXI 5 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1-16
1c+2c full Petronella (2c step up on [1-2] and join in, one place behind 1c. On [15-16] 2c petronella to 2pl).
17–
1c lead down the middle and up
25–
1c+2c RHA, end on diagonal ; ½Poussette.

0 00:00High Time S32 · 2/4L
Kenton Stutz: High Time · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
1M advances | 1M+1W+2W set ; ½ Circle3 L (2M up on [5-6])| 1M crosses to 2pl while{2} 1W+2W change places BH (2,1)
9--
1W repeat [1-9] with 1M & 2M, 2W stepping down on [13-14] (1,2)
17--
1c Petronella Turn | A&R to centre {1+1} taking RH briefly ; »Rsh Turn« [Dance Rsh round P to 1pl] (1,2)
25--
1c+2c Circle4 L to finish on 1diag facing P : into ½ Poussette (2,1)

Note:
»Rsh Turn« (Right Shoulder Turn) is also known as Gypsy Turn, a term now considered offensive by some.

0 00:00On The Quarter-Deck R32 · 2/4L
Iain Boyd: The Harbour City · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set, cross RH ; set, ¾ RH turn
9–
1c+2M RHA ; 1c+2W LHA
17–
1W followed by 1M down the middle | and up (1M leading) ; cast off round 2W (2c up) (2,1)
25–
2c+1c R&L

0 00:00Seann Triubhas Willichan S32 · 2/4L
Thomas (19C) Wilson: RSCDS XXVII 9 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cast off behind own lines and cast back
9–
1W+2M set and change places RH while{4} 1M+2W change places RH and set ; repeat
17–
1c lead down the middle | turn RH ; lead up and cast off to 2pl (2c up)
25–
2c+1c set | turn BH ; open into circle4 L.

0 00:00Milton's Welcome R32 · 3/4L
John Bayly: RSCDS XXXIII 8 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c set | cross RH ; Set | 1c+3c turn P RH ¾ while{} 2c cross RH to 2pl
9–
1c+3c Reel4 on the midline, at the end 1W+3M take LH in passing and begin to turn while{} 1M+3W return to places
17–
1W+3M turn to face own sides | both cast L (1W round 2W and 3M round 2M) to own places ; 1c+2c+3c turn LH into:
25–
1c+2c Poussette. (2,1,3)

0 00:00The Deil amang the Tailors R32 · 3/4L
RSCDS XIV 7 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c set, ½ RHA ; set, ½ LHA
9–
1c lead down the middle and up, 2c step in for
17–
1c+2c Allemande
25–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back.

0 00:00The Duke of Atholl's Reel J32 · 2/4L
Skillern: RSCDS XVI 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c set, ½ RHA ; set, ½ LHA
9–
1M+2W set advancing, turn RH ; 1W+2M repeat
17–
1c cross RH, cast off (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 up round 2c
25–
2c+1c R&L.

0 00:00The Shepherd's Crook S32 · 3/4L
RSCDS X 6 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c lead down RHJ one place | turn LH while{} 2c making arch dance to 1pl ; 1c+3c repeat (2,3,1)
9–
1c lead up RHJ one place | turn LH while{} 3c making arch dance to 3pl ; 2c+1c repeat (1,2,3)
17–
1c cast off 2 and lead up the middle
25–
1c+2c Allemande

0 00:00The Blacksmith of Elgin J48 · 3/4L
Faith Brosse: Imperial Book of Scottish Country Dances - Volumes 1-3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c+3c set twice ; and still holding hands cross (skip-change, 1c leading) at the top (M passing outside W) and down opposite side (to 3x,2x,1x)
9–
Repeat, crossing at the bottom (1's leading) (1,2,3)
17–
Pickup Chain from top: (1c cross RH | 1c pass 2c LH on side ; 2c cross RH while{2} 1c pass 3c RH on side | 2c pass 3c LH on side while{2} 1c cross LH in 3pl) (3,2x,1)
25–
All W set advancing and join nearer hands, set retiring ; All M repeat
33–
Repeat pickup chain, 3c starting (1,2,3)
41–
1c cast off (2c up) ; all Turn RH (2,1,3)

0 00:00Neidpath Castle S32 · 3/3L
Derek Haynes: RSCDS XXII 9 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All set | all turn BH twice | all set
9–
G-Chain (1c cross to start)
17–
1c Fig8 on own side round 2c+3c, starting inwards. On [24] 1c+2c dance in for
25–
1c+2c ½ Poussette, on [28] 1c continue slow turn and 3c dance in ; 1c+3c ½ Poussette (2,3,1)

0 00:00Petronella R32 · 2/4L
RSCDS I 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c Petronella Turn | set ; repeat (1x,2)
9–
Repeat (1,2)
17–
1c lead down the middle and up
25–
1c+2c Poussette (2,1)

0 00:00Rougemont Castle S32 · 3/3L
Duncan Brown: RSCDS XLVIII 12 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross between 3c and cast up (2c up) ; ½Fig8 L (W up, M down) (2,1,3)
9–
All cross RH | chase clw ¼ to lines across ; All cross up/dn RH | chase clw ¼ (3x,1x,2x)
17–
Chain R&L (mid dancers change place RH with cnrs diagonally R | new mid dancers repeat LH with cnrs to L ; repeat to the R (2x,1x,3x) | 2c Cross RH while{2} 1c+3c turn RH ½ into
25–
1c+3c Allemande (2,3,1)

0 00:00The Swan and the Tay S32 · 3/3L
Audrey Saunders: Scottish Country Dances for Perth 800 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c (in and down) Fig8 on own sides (give hands) (1,2,3)
9–
1c cross into Reels3{6} on opp. sides | 2c dance up as 1c face 1cnr
17–
1c+cnrs Pass&Turn, pass Rsh ; repeat with 2cnr, finish (2,1,3)
25–
All set | cross RH ; chase ½ clw to (3,1,2)