Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lady McGowan's Dream

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LADY MCGOWAN'S DREAM (S8x32) 2C (4C set) H Ways Bicentennial Book

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round to left, turn partners 2H twice round
9-12 1s cross RH and change places with 2s on sides
13-16 1L and 2L cross and cast round partner LSh to change places while 1M+2M advance turning left about and return to placess facing out
17-24 1s+2s dance Ladies' Chain ending in prom hold
25-32 1s+2s dance the Tournée:-
' 25-28 1s+2s dance into prom hold (Men with partner on right, 1s face Men's side and 2s face Ladies' side), both couples wheel anticlockwise ½ way and Men turn Ladies into middle
' 29-32 Both couples turn 1½ times (2s RH, 1s LH) and dance out to places

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

Additional search terms: McGowans, MacGowans.

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