Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Latvian Lass

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LATVIAN LASS (M-8x(S16+R16)) 3C (4C set) 50yr Boston Br

Strathspey
1- 8 1s lead down, Lady turns under Man's arm to change places, lead up and turn RH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, turn 2H to face 2nd corners, dance ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners and ½ turn 2H and pass RSh to face own side BtoB for Double Triangles

Reel
17-24 1s dance Petronella Triangles (1s dance Double Triangles as corners set and petronella on 1 place to right and repeat), 1s end facing 2nd corners pstns
25-32 1s dance RSh reels of 3 across (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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