Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Honour Your Partner

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HONOUR YOUR PARTNER (S4x32) 4C set Evelyn Ramwell Kirkbrae Collection 1

1- 8 All set, 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance RH across, 1s and 4s cast into centre of dance as 2s and 3s dance up or down
9-16 1M+4M and 1L+4L dance Petronella-in-tandem to opposite sides
17-24 4s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s as 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s, all turn partners 2H and each dancer turns round to right to flow into...
25-32 All circle 8H round and back. 2413

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


Honour Your Partner Painting Image
Honour Your Partner
"The Pleasures Of The Ball" Antoine Watteau (1684-1721), Oil On Canvas, c. 1717


Image Copyright Antoine Watteau [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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