Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Alec Hay's Delight

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ALEC HAY'S DELIGHT (S3x32) 3C set John Drewry Bankhead Book 1

1- 8 1s set and cross RH, 1s+2s Set+Link. 2(1)3
9-16 2s+1s set and Petronella turn in Tandem to face partner up/down, 2s+1s Set and Link ending with Ladies in middle of a line of 4 up/down
17-24 2s+1s dance LSh reel of 4 up/down but 2L+1M also 2M+1L end reel changing places RH (order 2M+2L+1L+1M)
25-32 1M+2M chase clockwise ½ way while 2L+1L turn LH, 2s 1¾ turn RH to 1st place while 1s turn 1¼ turn RH into 3rd place. 231

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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