Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Charlotte And Aileen

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CHARLOTTE AND AILEEN (S4x32) 4C set R Eastwood Competition Dances 1989
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1L+2M and 3M+4L set advancing to face partners, dance ½ diagonal parallel reels of 4. 1M+2L and 3L+4M turn LH to face partners
9-16 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance ¾ diagonal reel of 4 and pivot to right on last 2 bars into a long line up/down set (order 1L,1M,2L,2M,3M,3L,4M,4L) Continue pivoting to end with 2M and 4L on Men's side opposite 1L and 3M on Ladies' side to form 2 circles with partners
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round and back to end with partners in centre facing each other (1s and 3s Facing down, 2s and 4s up)
25-32 All dance Interlocking Rondels - 2s and 3s dance the normal Rondel while 1s/4s dance through arch made by 2s/3s and 1s dance between 4s to dance last 5 bars of the Rondel. 24(1)(3)

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

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