Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Landscape Gardener

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE LANDSCAPE GARDENER (S4x32) 4C set Robert Donald www.dancearchives.co.uk/dances
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1- 8 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up). 1s set to partner then set to 1st corner on sidelines. 2(1)
9-16 1s+1st corners dance diagonal RSh reel of 4, 1s pass LSh to face 2nd corners
17-24 1s+2nd corners dance diagonal reel of 4 finishing in in centre as 3s step in, ready for...
25-32 1s+3s dance ½ Diamond Poussette, 1s+4s dance ½ Diamond Poussette. 2341

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


Dance Information

This strathspey, The Landscape Gardener, was devised by Robert Donald in recognition of the services of Mr and Mrs Roy Clowes. This dance was composed and dedicated to them.

Landscape Vincent van Gogh
"Landscape From Saint-Rémy" Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Oil On Canvas, c. 1889


Image copyright (cropped) Vincent van Gogh, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

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