Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Come What May (Young)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

COME WHAT MAY (S4x32) 4C set Jack Young RSCDS N W Craven

1- 8 2s dance ½ Fig of 8 (Lady round 1s and Man round 3s) while 1s and 3s set and cross RH, 2s ½ reels of 3 on opposite sides (2L RSh to 3L and 2M RSh to 1M)
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 (Man round 2s and Lady round 4s) while 2s and 4s set and cross RH, 1s ½ reel of 3 on own sides (1L RSh to 2L and 1M RSh to 4L)
17-24 3L+4L also 3M+4M turn RH while 1s set and cross RH, 3s+4s+1s chase clockwise ½ way ending on own sides (2s stand for 8 bars). 1432
25-28 1s and 2s cross RH while 3s and 4s dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s also 4s+2s change places on sides LH
29-32 3s and 4s cross RH while 1s and 2s dance ½ RH across, 3s+2s also 1s+4s change places on sides LH

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

Dance Notes

Bars 25-32: ½ "Trip to Bavaria" Figure.

Dance Information

Also see the dance Come What May (Butterfield) by Romaine Butterfield (RSCDS Book 51).

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