Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

François' Frolic

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FRANÇOIS' FROLIC (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Alison Smith Aurora 2nd Book

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast (2s step up), turn LH 1½ to end 1M between 3s, 1L between 2s, facing 1st corners
9-16 1s dance LSh reels of 3 across (4M follows 3M dancing in tandem). 1s end in 2nd place own side facing up
17-24 1s dance up (nearer hands joined), cast, meet, dance down between 3s and cast up to 2nd place while 2s+3s dance R&L (start by changing places RH on side)
25-32 2s+1s+3s+4M circle 7H round and back


Dance Notes

4M or original 2M join in the dance wherever possible!

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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