Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lanterns Of London

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LANTERNS OF LONDON (S4x32) 4C set C Carmichael Glenfinnan Book

1- 4 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across ½ way and 1s+4s (middle couples) dance LH across ½ way
5- 8 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance RH across ½ way and 2s+3s (middle couples) dance LH across ½ way. All end on opposite sides (4)(3)(2)(1)
9-12 3s and 2s dance up/down sides and cross RH at top/bottom while 4s and 1s dance in and lead down/up and dance ½ RH across
13-16 1s and 4s dance up/down sides and cross RH at top/bottom while 3s and 2s dance in and lead down/up and dance ½ RH across. (1)(2)(3)(4)
17-24 1M+2L change place LH and 1L+2M also 1M+3M change places RH, 1L+3L and 1M+4L change places LH and 1L+4M change place RH
25-32 All Ladies set on sides and advance, Ladies retire and set while all 4 Men advance and retire twice

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



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