Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Flakes On The Road

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FLAKES ON THE ROAD (R8x32) 2C (4C set) Hans Prade Snow Collection Strasbourg

1- 4 1s and 2s dance Back-to-Back
5- 8 1s and 2s turn partner RH 1¼, to finish in line of 4 up and down in the middle, keeping RH joined, 1L joining LH with 2M. (Order from the top: 1M,1L,2M,2L)
9-12 Balance-in-Line. 1L and 2M turn LH ¾, while 1M and 2L chase clockwise round a quarter, to form a line of 4 across the set
13-16 Repeat bars 9 - 12, to finish again in a line up and down the set, joining RH with partner
17-24 1M and 2M lead their ladies down the middle, 1s leading, 2s following, then 2s divide to let 1s pass up between them, and follow them up, ready for
25-32 Allemande

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


Flakes on the Road (R8x32) 2C (4C set)

1 - 4 1s and 2s dance Back-to-Back.
5 - 8 1s and 2s turn partner RH 1¼, to finish in line of 4 up and down in the middle, keeping RH joined, 1L joining LH with 2M. (Order from the top: 1M,1L,2M,2L)
9 - 12 Balance-in-Line. 1L and 2M turn LH ¾, while 1M and 2L chase clockwise round a quarter, to form a line of 4 across the set.
13 - 16 Repeat bars 9 - 12, to finish again in a line up and down the set, joining RH with partner.
17 - 24 1M and 2M lead their ladies down the middle, 1s leading, 2s following, then 2s divide to let 1s pass up between them, and follow them up, ready for
25 - 32 Allemande.

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Hans Prade)



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