Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Farewell To The Island

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FAREWELL TO THE ISLAND (Braes Of Balnabeen) (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Dr E Garvie Skye Collection 1

1- 8 1s lead down the middle for 3, back to top and cast to 2nd place
9-16 1s dance ½ Diag R&L (Man down, Lady up) and circle 3H round to left part way (Man with Ladies in top place and Lady with Men 3rd place) with 3L and 2M leading their circles clockwise down/up own sides to end 2(1)3
17-24 1s dance ½ Diag R&L and circle 3H round to right part way (Man with Men at top, Lady with Ladies) with 2L and 3M leading their circles anticlockwise up/down own sides to end 213
25-32 2s+1s+3s set, turn partners 2H and set

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

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