Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Harlequin

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HARLEQUIN (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Pat Stanaway Harwell Caledonian Society 1948-1998

1-12 1s+2s+3s dance R&L for 3 couples
13-16 1s+2s+3s circle 6H ½ round to left. (3)(2)(1)
17-24 2s+1s dance ½ R&L; 3s+1s dance ½ R&L
25-32 3s+2s dance ½ R&L; 1s+2s dance ½ R&L. 21(3)
33-40 2s+1s+3s dance mirror reels of 3 on sides (3s cross up, 1s out/down, 2s in down). 213

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


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This dance, Harlequin, was devised by Pat Stanaway in 1988 to celebrate 40 years of Scottish country dancing at Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK.

"Harlequin" was the name of the Harwell Atomic Energy Research Establishment site magazine, first published in 1948.

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Harlequin - AERE Site Magazine


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