Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dawn In The Heather

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DAWN IN THE HEATHER (S4x32) Sq.Set Michelle C Andrako Lyndhurst Silver Collection

1- 8 All Ladies dance LH across while Men dance Highland Schottische setting (4 bars). Ladies dance LSh round partner to end BtoB facing partner
9-16 All set and dance La Baratte:
 Men ½ turn Lady RH and retains hand but at arm's length from each other
 'Men retrace 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
 Couples change places LH to opposite places
17-24 All Promenade anticlockwise to original places
25-32 All Petronella-in-Tandem 1 place to right, set and turn partner RH

Repeat from new positions

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

Dawn In The Heather
Dawn In The Heather, White Moor, New Forest, Near Lyndhurst

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