Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Holly's Joy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Holly's Joy by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Jig for 3C

1-4 1W and 2W set and link.
5-8 1W and 2M set advancing and turn LH to face 1st corners (1W face 1M; 2M face 3W).
9-12 1W and 2M dance a ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners; 1W and 2M end in the center of the dance.
13-16 1W and 2M turn LH to opposite sides in 2nd place.
17-20 2M and 1M (in 2nd and 3rd positions) set and link.
21-24 1W and 1M set advancing and turn LH to face 2nd corners.
25-28 1C dance a ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners; 1C end in the center of the dance.
29-32 1C turn LH to 2nd place on own sides WHILE 2C and 3C chase CW ½ way around the set; end in order 2, 1, 3.
Repeat.

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, Feb 2001)


Dance Notes

Suggested music is Laggan Bay from Selected Craigievar Dances by Nicol McLaren and The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band.

(Dance Notes by the deviser, Sue McKinnell)


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

This dance celebrates Holly Mocko's return to health and dancing at Fermi.

Dance Information by the deviser, Sue McKinnell.

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