Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Leaping Salmon

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LEAPING SALMON (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Harry Rhodes Snowdon Book 1

1- 8 1M dances out between 1L+2L and casts down round 2L to dance RH across with 1L+2L while 3L dances out between 2M+3M and casts up round 2M to dance RH across with 2M+3M all ending in original places
9-16 1L dances out between 1M+2M and casts down round 2M to dance LH across with 1M+2ML while 3M dances out between 2L+3L and casts up round 2L to dance LH across with 2M+3M all ending in original places
17-24 1s cross LH, cast 1 place and turn RH to face 1st corners
25-32 1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners and pass RSh to face 2nd corners, dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners

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


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Leaping Salmon At The Falls Of Shin, Scotland


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