Lady In Red (Scott)
Scottish Country Dance InstructionLADY IN RED (J5x32) 5C set Simon Scott Ruby Anniv Collection and RSCDS Book 48
1- 4 All set, 1s+3s+5s petronella turn into centre while 2M and 4M cast up 1 place as 2L and 4L cast down 1 place
5- 8 1s+3s+5s set while 2s and 4s cross to opposite sides, 1s+3s+5s petronella turn to opposite sides while 2M and 4M cast down 1 place into middle to face up to partner as 2L and 4L cast up 1 place into middle and face down
9-16 2s+4s dance reel of 4 in middle
17-24 All dance LH across (2L+1s, 2M+3s+4L and 4M+5s) and end on opposite sides, all set and cross RH
25-32 1s+2s also 3s+4s Set&Link, 1s+4s also 3s+5s Set&Link. 24153
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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Dance Instruction VideosLady In Red (Scott) - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationAlso see the dance Lady In Red (McMurtry) by Bob McMurtry.
Lady In Red (Scott) was published in "The Ruby Anniversary Collection" 1964-2004 by the Vancouver Branch, Canada.
Simon Scott dedicated the dance to "our lovely partners" as in the opening words of The Lady In Red - Song, written by Chris De Burgh, released in June 1986 as the second single from the album Into The Light.
The lady in red is dancing with me, cheek to cheek...
Lady In Red
"Woman In Red Dress" Anton Einsle (1801-1871), Oil On Canvas, c. 1838
Image copyright Anton Einsle [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.