Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dancing On Water

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANCING ON WATER (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Morris Vallin Collection 1

1- 8 1s+3s dance double Fig round 2s (1s cross down, 3s dance up)
9-16 1s+2s dance the Knot
17-24 1s turn LH, face up nearer hands joined, dance up, cast to 2nd place facing down
25-32 Mirror reels of 3 on sides (2s out/down, 1s in/down, 3s out/up)

Note: 2nd time through Bars 25-32: 1s+4s dance 7 bar reel then bar 32 1s lead to 4th place as 4s dance up to 3rd place

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


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