Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Flowers Of The West

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FLOWERS OF THE WEST (S4x40) 4C set John Brenchley Swan River Collection
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s turn RH, cast in 1 place and dance ½ R&L
9-16 4s+1s dance the Targe:-
' 9-10 1st and 4th Ladies ¾ turn RH while Men dance ¼ way round anticlockwise
' 11-12 1st Man with 4th Lady and 1st Lady with 4th Man full turn LH
' 13-14 1st and 4th Ladies ¾ turn RH while Men dance ¼ way round anticlockwise
' 15-16 1st Man with 4th Lady and 1st Lady with 4th Man turn LH to end on sides to end 21(4)(3)
17-24 All dance RSh parallel reels of 4 on sides
25-32 End couples (2s+1s and 4s+3s) ½ turn RH on sides, middle couples (2s+3s) dance LH across while end couples chase clockwise to other ends, end couples ½ turn RH on sides to end 24(1)(3)
33-40 All set, turn partners 2H into two circles of 4H round to left. 24(1)(3)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


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Flowers Of The West is presumed to refer to flowers of western Australia since The Swan River, is in Perth, western Australia.
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Flowers Of The West
Calytrix Fraseri Flowers And Buds In Whiteman Park, Perth, West Australia


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