Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Golden Arc

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GOLDEN ARC (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Catherine Livsey Leeds Golden Collection

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s (2s step up on bars 3-4)
9-10 1s change places RH with 1st corners (quick) and face up/down on sides while 1st corners dance diagonally across set (3L up, 2M down) finishing outside set in 1st and 3rd places
11-12 1s change places LH with 2nd corners while 1st corners dance in to join hands in prom hold, with 1s (1L and 2M, 1M and 3L)
13-16 1s with 1st corners promenade past each other RSh, curving into 2nd place
17-24 1s repeat 9-16 with 2nd corners (now in 1st corner positions)
25-32 1s dance ½ Fig of 8, 1L round 3M place, 1M round 1L place; 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise ½ way round. 213

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

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