Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

La Fleur De Lyon

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LA FLEUR DE LYON (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Nicole Michon and Stephen Webb Gone Dancing Book

1- 8 1s+2s dance the Bourrel:
 1M+2L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (Lady facing up and Man down) while partners chase anticlockwise ½ way,
 set to partners and turn 2H (1s end Lady behind partner facing his 4th corner as 2s end 1st place own sides)
9-16 1s dance Alternating Tandem ½ reel with 4th corner, Alternating Tandem ½ reel with his 1st corner and end 2nd place opposite sides
17-20 1s cast round 2nd corners, cross to own side and cast to 2nd place while 2s+3s dance ½ R&L
21-24 2s+1s+3s advance and retire (1 step) and set
25-32 2s+1s dance Diamond Poussette right round

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

La Fleur De Lyon is French for "The Flower From Lyon".

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