Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Renaissance Man

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE RENAISSANCE MAN (S8x40) 3C (4C set) A Hankins

1- 8 1s turn RH 1½ times, cast 1 place on opposite sides and turn LH to end in a 'Balance-in-Line' with 1st corners
9-16 1s drop hands to 'Strathspey' set to corners (changing hands as necessary), advance turning slightly to Balance-in-Line position with 2nd corners Repeat setting and advance slightly to 2nd place on own side
17-24 2s+1s+3s Set+Link for 3 twice to end 312 on opposite sides
25-32 3s+1s+2s set on side, petronella turn to face partner in middle, set and turn partner RH
33-40 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

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

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A Renaissance man, is a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas, a polymath. Leonardo da Vinci is regarded as a "Renaissance man" and is one of the most recognizable polymaths.
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Leonardo da Vinci Self-portrait
Red Chalk On Paper - Around 1512

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