Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dawn Is Breaking

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DAWN IS BREAKING (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour

1- 8 1s set, cast and turn LH 1½ times to face 1st corner
9-16 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners and ½ reel of 4 with 2nd corners to end facing 3rd corners (pstn)
17-28 Dance to Corners and Set (12 bars):
   Couple in middle change places with corners passing RSh, corners pass RSh in middle with a ¼ turn to right to face next corner while supporting corners set (2 bars). Repeat 5 more times to end with corners in diagonally opposite place and 1s meet in middle again and pass RSh to 2nd place own side
29-32 2s+1s+3s turn partners 2H

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


Dawn Breaking
Dawn Breaking, Sutherland, Scotland


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