Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Circonstances Particulières

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CIRCONSTANCES PARTICULIÈRES (S4x40) 4C set J Faurere and S Halak

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s Set&Link, 2M+1L also 4M+3L change places RH, 2L+1M also 4L+3M change places RH. (1)(2)(3)(4)
9-16 1s and 4s petronella turn into middle and set, all petronella turn and set (1s and 4s to original places while 2s+3s are in centre)
17-24 2s+3s dance reel of 4
25-32 2s+3s ½ turn RH, 2L dances reel of 3 across with 1s (RSh to 1M) while 3M dances reels of 3 across with 4s (RSh to 4L) while 2M+3L turn LH 1½ times and cast 2M to top and 3L to bottom. (2)14(3)
33-40 1s+4s Set&Link, 1s+4s dance LH across while 2s and 3s turn 2H 1½ times. 2413

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

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Circonstances particulières is French for special/particular circumstances.

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