Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Age Of Aquarius (Carroll)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE AGE OF AQUARIUS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Sandra Carroll

1- 8 1s set and dance down nearer hands joined (2s step up); 1L+3L also 1M+3M join hands (Ladies LH, Men RH) and set and ½ turn as 2s set and dance down nearer hands joined then cast up to 3rd place behind 3s
9-12 Ladies dance LH across as Men dance RH across
13-16 1s dance up nearer hands joined followed by 3s, 1s cast to 2nd place own sides, 3s loop into 1st place while 2s nearer hands joined dance down slightly and cast back up to 3rd place ready for...
17-24 1s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 across (1L+3s at top, LSh to 3M, 1M+2s in 3rd place, LSh to 2L); 1s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 on sides (1M RSh to 3M, 1L RSh to 2L). (2)(1)(3)
25-32 All advance and retire, all advance and turn 2H ½ way and retire to own sides. 213

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

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