Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dancing Rainbows

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANCING RAINBOWS (J4x32) 4C Set Liebet Joubert Fields of Gold
2 chords - 2nd chord 3s and 4s cross to opposite sides

1- 4 2s+3s dance RH across while 1M+4M, followed by their partners, chase ½ way anti-clockwise. 42(3)(1)
5- 8 4s+2s also 3s+1s set and link. 24(1)(3)
9-14 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance 4H round to left. All set
15-16 4s and 1s dance LSh round partner ending in tandem, Men leading, to face 2M/3M
17-24 4s and 1s dance alternating tandem LSh reels of 3 across with 2s/3s to end on sides facing up/down. 24(1)(3)
25-32 All dance RSh reels of 4 on the sides. Bars 31-32: 1M+4L also 1L+4M turn ½ way RH instead of passing LSh. 24(1)(3)
Except for last repeat, they retain hands ready for RH across as new 2s+3s

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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