Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Floating On Air

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FLOATING ON AIR (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Bankhead Book 5

1- 8 1s+2s set, petronella turn, set and turn partners 2H
9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 in middle
17-24 1s+2s dance Highland Schottische Poussette:-
' 1s set Highland Schottische step with both hands joined dance out to Men's side while 2s set and dance out to Ladies' side both couples end with a ¼ turn to right
' 1s dance Highland Schottische down Men's side while 2s dance up Ladies' side both couples end with a ¼ turn to right
' 2s+1s dance Highland Schottische into centre to reform line of 4 in middle
' 2s+1s ¾ turn partners with 2H, 2s to own sides and 1s end facing 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners, turn RH and Pass+Turn with 1st corners, 1s dance to 2nd place own sides

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Additional search terms: Highland Schottische Poussette.

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