Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Happy Couple

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HAPPY COUPLE (J4x40) 4C set John W Mitchell Thistle Dubh 2

1- 8 1L followed by 2L+3L dance across, down behind top 3 Men, cross and dance back to places
9-16 1M followed by 2M+3M repeat round top 3 Ladies
17-24 1s followed by 2s+3s+4s lead down and cast back to places
25-32 All turn 2H, 2s+3s+4s make arches and 1s dance under arches to 4th place
33-40 All circle 8H round and back

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



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