Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Davelyn Country Dance

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DAVELYN COUNTRY DANCE (S3x32) 3C Set J Trevor Stephenson The Ayton Collection

1- 8 1s+2s+3s petronella turn into centre and set, 1s+3s turn 1¼ RH to place while 2s turn LH to finish in centre
9-12 2L+1s and 2M+3s dance RH across, 2s pass LSh to face 1st corners
13-16 2s dance ½ diagonal Reel of 4 with 1st corners, 2s pass LSh to face 2nd corners
17-20 2s dance ½ diagonal Reel of 4 with 2nd corners, 2s finish in centre LSh to LSh (2M above 2L) facing own side
21-24 2M+3s and 2L+1s dance RH across, 2s ½ turn LH to face 2nd corner person now on opposite sides (2L facing 3M, 2M facing 1L)
25-28 2nd corners turn 2s RH into corner places, 2nd corners (1L+3M) turn 1¼ LH to face partners
29-32 1L+3M turn partners RH to end in their partners places, 1M+3L ¾ LH turn to 2nd place own sides. Ladies 231, Men 312

Repeat twice more with new partners to end back with original partner

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

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