The Famous Grouse

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Name: The Famous Grouse Type: Jig Bars: 32
Set: 4 couple longwise (3 couple dance) Devised by: Derek Haynes
Published in: The Fourth Carnforth Collection of Scottish Country Dances.
Own music: Unknown Suggested music: Unknown

Dance instructions

1 - 8 1s cast off 1 place, dance a ½ figure of eight up around 2s and turn left hand to face 1st corners.
9 - 12 1s turn their 1st corners left hand & pass each other right shoulder to face their partners 1st corner.
13 - 16 1s turn their partners 1st corner left hand & pass each other left shoulder to face their own 2nd corner.
17 - 20 1s turn their 2nd corners left hand & pass each other right shoulder to face their partners 2nd corner.
21 - 24 1s turn their partners 2nd corner left hand & pass each other left shoulder to face their own 2nd corner.
25 - 32 1s dance reels of 3 on their opposite sides (start giving right shoulder to 2nd corners). 1s finish by crossing to 2nd place on their own sides.

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