Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

First Snowdrops

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FIRST SNOWDROPS (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Hans Prade Snow Collection Strasbourg

1- 4 1M and 2L turn RH once round, back to their places
5- 8 1L and 2M turn LH, to finish back to back in the middle, facing their partners
9-16 Diagonal Reel of 4
17-20 1s and 2s change places with their partners giving RH, then 1M and 2L (now in the middle) turn LH ¾, to finish on the sidelines in partner's place
21-24 1s and 2s set and cross over RH, stay together joining both hands, ready for
25-32 Poussette

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


First Snowdrops (J8x32) 2C (4C set)

1 - 4 1M and 2L turn RH once round, back to their places.
5 - 8 1L and 2M turn LH, to finish back to back in the middle, facing their partners.
9 - 16 Diagonal Reel of 4.
17 - 20 1s and 2s change places with their partners giving RH, then 1M and 2L (now in the middle) turn LH ¾, to finish on the sidelines in partner's place.
21 - 24 1s and 2s set and cross over RH, stay together joining both hands, ready for
25 - 32 Poussette.

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Hans Prade)


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