Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Davidson's Farewell

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DAVIDSON'S FAREWELL (S4x32) 4C set Bill Gray

1- 8 1s lead down below 4s. Bar 5: 4s followed by 3s and 2s dance down sides, meet partner below 1s and then 1s followed by 4s+3s+2s lead up. All end in prom hold facing up
9-16 1s+4s also 3s+2s dance "Allemande Knot":-
9-12' 1s+4s also 3s+2s dance 4 bars of Allemande so all facing down on Men's side
13-16' 1s+4s also 3s+2s dance last 4 bars of Knot, dancing up Ladies' side and turning LH to end all on opposite sides
17-24 4s+1s+2s (top 3 couples) Set+Link twice
25-28 1s+4s (middle couples) dance ½ R&L
29-32 4s+1s+3s (bottom 3 couples) Advance (1 bar), Retire (1 bar) and cross RH to own sides. 2413

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



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