Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Let's Dance Before It Rains

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LET'S DANCE BEFORE IT RAINS (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Martin Sheffield Rhone Valley Dances 5

1- 8 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s+3s on own sides (between 2s to start)
9-16 1s set advancing while 2s+3s set, 1s Slip Step (RH joined) down to 3rd place while 2s+3s cast up 1 place, 2s+3s dance ½ R&L while 1s turn RH
17-24 3s set advancing while 2s+1s set, 3s Slip Step (RH joined) down to 3rd place while 2s+1s cast up 1 place, 2s+1s dance RH across while 3s turn RH
25-32 1s cross down and cast up to 2nd place opposite side while 3s set and cross RH, 1s cross up and cast to 2nd place while 2s set and cross RH

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

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