Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Les Voyageurs

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LES VOYAGEURS (S4x32) 4C set Wesley Clindinning Canada's Irish Rover

1-8 1s and 4s set, cast in 1 place (bars 3-4: 2s and 3s step down/up) and dance ½ Figs of 8 round end couples to finish in the middle (1s facing 2s diagonally up, 4s facing 3s diagonally down)
9-12 2M and 1L also 3L and 4M 1½ turn RH while 2L and 1M also 3M and 4L 1½ turn LH. All finish on sides. (1)23(4)
13-16 1s+4s set, cross RH, 1s face out. 1234
17-24 1s and 2s change places on sides (Ladies RH, Men LH), 1s repeat with 3s using other hand; 1s repeat with 4s, 1s turn 2H in 4th place. 2341
25-32 All set, circle left for 3 bars. On bar 30 dance into centre with left foot, pull back RSh and spiral out to chase clockwise to own sides. 2341

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

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