Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Cyprus Delight (Jackson)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CYPRUS DELIGHT (R5x32) 5C set John Jackson

1- 8 1s and 5s set and turn partner RH; 1s+5s cast down/up 1 place (2s and 4s step up/down) and finish BtoB with partner facing own sides
9-16 1s and 5s dance Double Triangles ending with Petronella turn to end in centre facing partner, Men facing up, Ladies facing down
17-24 1s+5s dance reel of 4
25-28 1L followed by 1M dance out between 2L and 3L, in between 3L and 4L to 4th place opposite sides while 5M followed by 5L dance out between 3M and 4M, in between 2M and 3M to 2nd place opposite sides. 2(5)3(1)4
29-32 5s cross down RH to 3rd place while 3s cast up to 2nd place while 1s cross RH, all set. 23514

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

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