Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Four-Hand Star

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FOUR-HAND STAR (R32) Round The Room Unknown
Round the room dance, 2 facing 2

1- 8 All dance RH across and LH across to places
9-16 Ladies' Chain
17-24 All dance back to back (DoSiDo) with person facing and DoSiDo with partner
25-32 All Adv+Ret; advance to meet next couple (anticlockwise facing couple make arch, other couple pass under)

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



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