Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Early Spring

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Early Spring (S3x32) 3C (3C set) Devised By Isabel Neves, World Wide Weavings 2015

1-8 Men dance around partners passing right shoulder, and back to place. All turn partners right hand back to place
9-16 Ladies dance round partners passing left shoulder, and back to place. All turn partners left hand, ending in the middle facing up, holding left hands.
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance allemande. 321
25-32 3s+2s dance the tourbillon. 231

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Early Spring is devised as a 32 Bar Strathspey For 3 Couples In A 3 Couple Set, however it can also be danced as a 4 couple dance, where the 4th couple do everything except the allemande on bars 17-24.

Devised By Isabel Neves, World Wide Weavings 2015, A Collection Of Dances Celebrating The 10th Anniversary Of RSCDS International Branch.

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Early Spring


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