Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dance For Joy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANCE FOR JOY (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Dorothy Bell Starters

1- 8 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round and back
9-16 1L+3M set and change places RH, 1M+3L set and change places RH
17-24 2s set and cross RH, 2s cast to 3rd place and 3s+1s+2s ½ turn RH to end in middle facing up
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance 3 couple Allemande

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

The Dance
"Il Ballo" In English "The Dance";
Caption "A cheerful dance awakens love and feeds hope with lively joy." 1790

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Dance For Joy' page