Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Flowers And Fields

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FLOWERS AND FIELDS (M-4x(S32+R32)) 3C (4C set) Judith Kowalczik

Strathspey
1- 4 1s cross down (no hands) as 2s cast up. 1s ½ turn 2s (1M+2L LH, 1L+2M RH)
5- 8 1s cross down (no hands) to 2nd place own side and cast up to top while 2s cast up and dance down to 2nd place
9-16 2s cast up to top while 1s dance down below 4s, then 1M followed by 1L cast up round 4M and up 2 places, finishing in middle, pulling back RSh to face 2M with 1M following 1L
17-24 1s in tandem dance Corner Pass&Turn with 2M+3L, pull back RSh to face 2L (1L following 1M) and dance Corner Pass&Turn with 2L+3M. End in 2nd place own side
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H ½ round to Left, 1s turn ¾ 2H, petronella turn to 2nd place own side while 2s+3s chase clockwise ½ round. 213

Reel
1- 4 1s cross down (no hands) as 3s cast up. 1s ½ turn 3s (1M+3L LH, 1L+3M RH)
5- 8 1s cross down (no hands) to 3rd place own side and cast up to 2nd place while 2s cast up and dance down to 3rd place
9-16 3s cast up to 2nd place while 1s dance down, cast down round 4s, meet and dance up to 3rd place in middle facing each other joining 2H. 1s set, dropping hands, pulling back RSh to face own sides
17-24 3s+1s+4s dance Double Triangles, 1s end in 3rd place own sides
25-32 3s+1s+4s circle 6H ½ round to Left, 1s turn 1½ RH to 3rd place own side while 3s+4s chase clockwise ½ round. 2314

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



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