Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Daffodil

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DAFFODIL (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Greenburn Book 3

1- 8 1s+2s Set+Link, 2s+1s dance RH across 1s ending in prom hold facing 2L (Mans 2nd corner)
9-16 1s in prom hold dance ½ diagonal reel of 3 with corners, 1s split and dance ½ reels of 3 across (Lady with 2M+3M (in 1st places) giving LSh to 2M and Man with 3L+2L giving LSh to 2L) to end in prom hold facing 2L (Mans 1st corner pstn)
17-24 1s in prom hold dance ½ RSh diagonal reel of with corners, 1s dance up to top and cast to 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s set, petronella turn into centre, set and turn partners 2H to own sides

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


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Narcissus is the botanic name for a genus of mainly hardy, mostly spring-flowering, bulbs in the Amaryllis family native to Europe, North Africa, and Asia.

Daffodil is the common English name for Narcissus and is sometimes used now for all varieties.

So, what is the difference between daffodils and narcissus? None. The two words are synonyms. Narcissus is the Latin name for all daffodils.

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The Daffodil


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