Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Welcome To The Dance

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WELCOME TO THE DANCE (J32) 2C (4C set) Round The Room E Vandegrift Let's All Dance
Round the room dance, 2 facing 2

1- 8 All circle 4H round and back
9-16 All dance RH across and LH back
17-24 1M+2L also 1L+2M turn RH and turn LH
25-32 1s+2s Adv+Ret, 1s also 2s advance and pass RSh to meet the next couple

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

Welcome To The Dance
Elinor M Vandegrift   Let's All Dance
Jig   n x 32 bars   2 Couple Repeat   2 Couple Set   Progressive Round the Room Set
1s face 2s around the room, 1s going clockwise, 2s anticlockwise.

  1-8   All 4 hands round and back;

  9-16 All 4 hands across and back;

17-20 1M2L 1L2M turn by the right;

21-24 1M2L 1L2M turn by the left;

25-28 1s 2s advance and retire;

29-32 1M2L 1L2M advance, pass giving right shoulder, take nearer hands with partner and continue to meet the next couple.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)

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