Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Yvonne's Lasses

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Yvonne's Lasses
Roy Goldring   Graded and Social Dances
Reel   96 bars   4 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Square Set

  1-4   1L followed by 1M, 3L followed by 3M, chase anticlockwise halfway round inside the set, finishing facing out;

  5-8   3M followed by 3L, 1M followed by 1L, cast clockwise and chase back to places, finishing facing in;

  9-16 1s3s right hands across and back;

17-32 2s4s repeat bars 1-16;

33-36 1L 3L dance clockwise around first corner, finishing in place and taking nearer hands with corner;

37-40 1L 3L advance and retire with corner;

41-48 1L3L rights and lefts on the diagonal with corners;

49-64 2s4s repeat bars 33-48, all finishing facing partners;

65-72 Mn dance in front of partner, behind second corner, in front of opposite and behind first corner, finishing in places;

73-80 Ls dance in front of partner, behind second corner, in front of opposite and behind first corner, all finishing in promenade hold with partners, facing clockwise;

81-88 all promenade clockwise around the set, finishing in places, facing in;

89-96 8 hands round and back.

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


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