Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Derek's Dilemma

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DEREK'S DILEMMA (J4x32) 4C Set H Bonar Circle of Friends
2s and 3s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH, cast in 1 place and dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s/3s
9-16 All dance reels of 4 on sides ending with 1s+4s BtoB in centre facing corner persons
17-24 1s+4s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending on opposite sides (2)(1)(4)(3)
25-32 1s and 4s turn end persons on side dancing between end couples, 1s+4s dance RH across ½ way and all turn partners RH 1½ times. 2(4)1(3)

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



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