The Circle Waltz
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE CIRCLE WALTZ (W32) Circle
Circle Round The Room, Man has Lady on his right
1- 4 All balance in and out, Men releasing partner's hand swing the Lady on left in front of them to end on their right
5-16 Repeat bars 1-4 three more times
17-24 In waltz hold take 2 steps in and turn about individually, repeat stepping outwards
25-32 Waltz around room to reform circle
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance Instruction VideosThe Circle Waltz - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationNote that this dance, The Circle Waltz, is a Ceilidh dance and so there are many local variations.
"At The Ball" Frederick Vezin (1859-1933), Oil On Canvas, c. 1925
Image copyright Frederick Vezin (1859-1933) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.