The Calm Before The Storm (Boyd)
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE CALM BEFORE THE STORM (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Iain Boyd Kilmarnoch Album
1- 8 1L followed by partner dances a Fig of 8 round 2M+3M (LSh to 3M to start)
9-16 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back
17-24 1M followed by partner dances a Fig of 8 round 2L+3L (RSh to 3L to start)
25-32 1s+2s Set&Rotate:
Set (facing diagonally opposite dancer), rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place)
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance Instruction VideosThe Calm Before The Storm (Boyd) - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationAlso see the dance Calm Before Storm (Peart) by Amanda Peart.
Calm Before The Storm
Storm Brewing, Bowling Basin At The Western End Of The Forth And Clyde Canal
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