Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Felicidades

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Felicidades
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 2: Let's dance
3x32 bar strathspey
3-couple dance in a 3-couple longways set

  1-6   ANDREW AND HELEN MEET, AND SHE LEADS HIM A MERRY CHASE:
1st couple advance to touch hands and retire (1 step each way), then 1st woman leads a chase casting off behind 2nd and 3rd women and ending in 3rd man's place with her partner in 3rd woman's place (2nd and 3rd couples step up on bars 5-6);

  7-8   CELEBRATION WITH FRIENDS AND GETTING SET FOR LIFE TOGETHER:
Joining hands on the sides, all set;

  9-16 THE FAMILY CIRCLE IS CREATED AND THEY ENCIRCLE THE GLOBE:
All circle to the left (3 bars), pull in towards the center on Bar 12 and pulling right shoulder back dance out and around clockwise to positions at the end of bar 8:

17-24 CROSSING THE OCEANS:
All cross passing right hands, set, cross back passing right hands, and set;

25-32 REELING IN CELEBRATION OF THE 50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY:
All dance a reel of 3, starting the reel with 1st couple crossing over through 2nd place on own side to dance the reel on their own side, 3rd couple start dancing out and down, and 2nd couple start dancing in and down.

REPEAT TWICE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)


Dance Information

For Helen and Andrew Lindsay on their 50th Wedding Anniversary

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