Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lonely Sunday

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LONELY SUNDAY (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Damon Collin From Paper To Pearl

1- 8 1s lead down (3 steps), lead back (3 steps), Cross&Cast to 2nd place opposite sides
9-16 2s+1s dance R&L (Men finish facing out)
17-24 2s+1s dance Ladies' Chain (1M finishes facing out)
25-32 1M casts round 3W, 1L cast round 3M, 1s meet and lead up crossing over and casting to 2nd place own sides

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

Dance Notes

Like Kendall's Jig, this is a derivative of Kendall's Hornpipe which avoids counter-intuitive phrasing and flows more naturally.

25-28 1L dance clockwise around 3M.

Dance Instruction Videos

Lonely Sunday - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video

Dance Information

Recommended Tune: "A Pint o' Ale" on the CD "The Devil's Quandary" by D B Grosjean and A Imbrie.

A Lonely Image

Image copyright Hиколай Гернет (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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