Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Le Papillon

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LE PAPILLON (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Thomas Skillern SCDs for Children

1- 8 1s cast to 2nd place and 1s+3s circle 4H round to left
9-16 1s cast up to top and 1s+2s circle 4H round to left
17-24 1s lead down for 3 steps, lead up and cast to 2nd place
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Dance Information

Le papillon is French for "The Butterfly".

Le Papillon the Butterfly
Swallowtail Butterfly

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