Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Autumn Leaves (Dempsey)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

AUTUMN LEAVES (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Shelagh Dempsey

1- 8 1s set, 1L followed by partner cast 2 places, 1L crosses and dances up behind 3M to 2nd place while 1M dances up in front of 3L to 2nd place
9-16 2s+1s dance Ladies' Chain
17-24 2s+1s+3s Set+Link for 3 once, 2s+3s chase clockwise ½ way as 1s cross RH and join chase (1M end between 2M+3M, 1L between 2L+3L all on opposite sides)
25-32 All set to partners and ¾ turn RH into centre, repeat to own sides. 213

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

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Autumn Leaves, Ogata

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