Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dancing With Fyre

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANCING WITH FYRE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Bob McMurty Whisper of the Fyredragon

1- 8 1s nearer hands joined dance down, cast up round 2s back to place. 1s dance down, cast up round 3s into 2nd place own side (2s step up 7-8)
9-16 LSh reels of 3 across, 1s passing 1st corners LSh to start. 1s pass RSh to end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s+1st corner set and dance La Baratte:
 17-18 1s+1st corners set
 19-20 Man ½ turns opposite Lady RH and retains hand but at arm's length from each other
 21-22 Man retraces steps with Lady turning right under Man's arm briefly into Allemande hold (Man behind Lady facing Ladies original place) and releasing Ladies RH she turns under Man's left arm until almost in original places
 23-24 Couple change places LH, 1s end facing out to Left while corners remain facing in
25-28 1s cast round 2nd corners and in at ends of set (1M between 2s, 1L between 3s) while 1st corners turn RH back to place
29-32 1s turn RH to 2nd place own sides and 2s+1s+3s set

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

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