Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Bel Fearsed

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BEL FEARSED (R4x48) Sq.Set Ruth Barnes Belfast Book

1- 4 1L followed by partner dances across and behind 4s (4s turn slightly to left) and 1s+4s dance ½ LH across
5- 6 1L followed by partner dances across to in front of 3s while 4s continue turning LH to place
7-10 1s+3s dance RH across
11-14 1L followed by partner dances across and behind 2s (2s turn slightly to left) and 1s+2s dance ½ LH across
15-16 1s dance to place in prom hold while 2s continue turning LH to place and take prom hold
17-24 All Promenade round anticlockwise
25-32 All Men dance RSh round next Lady to right (not partner) into centre and dance LH across back to places
33-40 All Ladies dance LSh round next Man to left (not partner) into centre and dance RH across back to places
41-48 All circle 8H round and back

Repeat 3 more times with couple to right starting, i.e. dancing couple order is 1432

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



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