Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Laughing Heart

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE LAUGHING HEART (J32) Round The Room Marshall McLaughlin Spring Creek Collection
Round the room dance, 2 facing 2

1- 8 All dance RH across and LH back
9-16 1L+2L cross LH, cast to Left around partner back to places and turn opposite Man LH once round
17-24 1M+2M cross RH, cast to Right around partner back to places and turn opposite Women RH once round
25-32 1s+2s dance DoSiDo, pass opposite person RSh and dance on to meet next couple

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

Laughing Heart Image
Laughing Heart - Die Gartenlaube, 1881

Image Copyright Ernst Keil's Nachfolger, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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