Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Gentle Breeze

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GENTLE BREEZE (S4x32) 4C set Doreen Ricketts Belfast Book

1- 8 All dance down 1 step, in 1 step to meet partner and turn 2H, dance up 1 step, dance out 1 step and 1s cast 1 place while 2s dance up
9-16 1s+3s dance ½ R&L and turn partners 2H 1½ times
17-24 1s+4s dance ½ Diamond Poussette and turn 2H to places
25-32 2s+3s also 4s+1s dance R&L

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

Gentle Breeze
Poppies In A Gentle Breeze

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