Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ship Of Dreams

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SHIP OF DREAMS (M-4x(S32+R32)) 3C (4C set) A Breest

Strathspey
1- 8 1s lead down the middle for 4 bars, ½ turn RH and dance up to 2nd place in double triangle position
9-12 2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret for 1 step and 1s dance out turning right about to face in while 2s and 3s dance in and turn right about to face out
13-16 Repeat to end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH and pass partner RSh to face 2nd corner, turn 2nd corner LH and pass partner RSh to 2nd place own side
25-32 1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette

Reel
1- 8 1s dance down the middle for 4 bars, ½ turn RH dance up to 3rd place in middle
9-16 1M with 3L+4L dance RH across while 1L dances LH across with 3M+4M, 1s pass RSh to dance L/RH across on own sides and end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH and pass partner RSh to face 2nd corner, turn 2nd corner LH and pass partner RSh to 3rd place in middle (4s step in)
25-32 1s+4s dance Poussette. 2341

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



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