Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Life Begins At Forty

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LIFE BEGINS AT FORTY (J4x40) 4C set J+J Douglas Life Begins at 40

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across (3 bars) and LH across (3 bars), 1s and 3s cast down 1 place and others move up
9-16 1s and 4s dance Poussette
17-24 2s+4s also 1s+3s ½ R&L, set and cross RH. 4231
25-32 2s+3s circle 4H round and back
33-40 4s set and cast while 1s set and cast up, all turn RH. 2413

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

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