The Christmas Tree (Barlow)
Scottish Country Dance Instruction
THE CHRISTMAS TREE
(R4x48) 4C set M Barlow Another Newcastle Collection
1- 8 1s dance down between 2s, behind 3s In front of 4s and up behind 4s, in front of 3s and behind 2s back to place
9-16 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round and back
25-32 1s slip step down the room and back up to 4th place
33-40 2L followed by 3L+4L+1L dance across (with hands joined), down behind Men and up own side
41-48 2M followed by 3M+4M+1M dance across (with hands joined), down behind Ladies and up own side
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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The Christmas tree is a decorated evergreen coniferous tree, real or artificial, and a tradition associated with the celebration of Christmas, or originally Yule.
The Christmas tree is often brought into a home, but can also be used in the open, and can be decorated with Christmas lights (originally candles), ornaments, garlands and tinsel during the days around Christmas. An angel or star is often placed at the top of the tree, representing the host of angels or the Star of Bethlehem from the Nativity.
The tradition of decorating an evergreen tree at Christmas started in Germany.
A Christmas Tree Inside A Home
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