Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Silver Lambourne Square

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SILVER LAMBOURNE SQUARE (88 bar reel for 4 couples in a square set) Anne-Miek Klokgieters

1-8 All 4 couples dance eight hands round and back.
9-16 All 4 couples promenade round to original places.
17-24 1st man and 3rd woman dance a figure of eight round 2nd couple, while 1st woman and 3rd man dance a figure of eight round 4th couple.
25-32 2nd man and 4th woman dance a figure of eight round 3rd couple, while 2nd woman and 4th man dance a figure of eight round 1st couple.
33-40 1st and 3rd couples dance half rights and lefts; they continue to dance half rights and lefts with 2nd and 4th couples as in grand chain.
41-48 All 4 women dance right hands across half way round; they set to and turn partners once round.
49-56 2nd and 4th couples repeat bars 33-40.
57-64 All 4 men dance left hands across and repeat bars 41-48.
65-72 All 4 women cast by the right and dance outside the set back to original places; dance in front and round partner's place.
73-80 All 4 men cast by the left and repeat bars 65-72.
81-88 All 4 couples dance eight hands round and back.

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Anne-Miek Klokgieters, The Hague, 2007)


Dance Information

Dance devised for Margaret and John Lambourne on the occasion of their 25th wedding anniversary, August 14, 2007.

Dance Information by the deviser, Anne-Miek Klokgieters.
Additional search terms: Lamborn.

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