Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A French Delight

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A FRENCH DELIGHT (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Douglas J Dean Rodney Rooms Book 1

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, cross RH, set and ½ turn RH to face up
9-16 1s+2s+3s Promenade ending with 1s casting to 2nd place
17-24 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s), all chase clockwise ½ way and end with 2s and 3s turning left about
25-32 1s dance LH across (1L with 3s at top and 1M with 2s), all chase anticlockwise ½ way and end with 2s and 3s turning right about
33-40 1L dances up and casts left while 1M dances down and casts left into reels of 3 on opposite sides (2s give RSh to 3s to start) 1s end crossing to 2nd place

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

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