Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Dance For Dorothy (Cashmore/Ferrier)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A DANCE FOR DOROTHY (R4x32) 4C set Pauline Cashmore and George Ferrier

1- 8 All set nearer hands joined, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across. 1s and 4s cast into centre while 2s and 3s step out to ends. 2143
9-12 1s+4s Petronella turn and set, remaining in centre ready for...
13-20 1s+4s dance ½ Celtic Reel:
 13-16 1s+4s pass partner RSh, 1M+4L dance ¼ clockwise round to opposite sides while partners dance ¾ LSh round each other to face own partner across dance.
 17-20 Repeat (4M+1L dancing clockwise round) to form a line up and down centre, facing partner again
21-24 4s+1s set and petronella turn to own side. 2413
25-32 2s+4s+1s+3s circle 8H round and back. 2413

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

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Also see the dance Dance For Dorothy (Thorn) by Anne Thorn.

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