Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Silver Star

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SILVER STAR (S96) Sq.Set N Skiera

1- 8 All Men dance LH across and dance RSh round partner back to places
9-16 All Ladies dance RH across and dance LSh round partner into centre for RH across with partner on left (St Andrews Cross)
17-24 All dance round for 2 bars, Ladies pass in front of partner to change places continuing forward for 2 bars, repeat to pstn level with original place
25-32 All dance Allemande clockwise back to places with Ladies in centre facing partners
33-40 All set, ½ turn RH, set and ¾ turn back to original places
41-48 All dance interlocking reels of 3 with partner and corner
49-56 All Men dance in front of partner to next place anticlockwise, couples in 1st and 3rd places dance ½ R&L
57-64 All Ladies dance in front of "new" partner to next place clockwise to meet own partner, couples in 2nd and 4th places dance ½ R&L
65-72 All Ladies dance RH across and dance LSh round partner to places
73-80 All Men dance LH across and dance RSh round partner into centre for LH across with partner on right (St Andrews Cross)
81-88 Repeat bars 17-24 (anticlockwise)
89-96 All dance Allemande anticlockwise back to places ending with Ladies in centre facing partners

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



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