Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Dance Of Diamonds

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DANCE OF DIAMONDS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) G and F Cattell

1- 4 1L and 3M cast and chase clockwise ½ way to change places while 1M+2s+3L dance ½ Diag R&L
5- 8 3L and 1M chase clockwise ½ way as 3M+2s+1L dance ½ Diag R&L. All end in original places
9-16 1s set advancing, cast to 2nd place and turn RH 1½ times to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and into centre to end BtoB
25-32 1s dance LH across (1M with 2s and 1L with 3s), pass LSh to dance RH across with other couple

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

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