Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lorna's Dance

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LORNA'S DANCE 32 Bar Jig for 3 Couples in a 4 Couple Set George T Watt

1- 6 1s cross diagonally to dance Reels of 3 on the opposite side
7- 8 1st Man and 2nd Lady ½ Turn Left Hands while 1st Lady and 2nd Man ½ Turn Right Hands into Double triangle position
9-10 All Set
11-12 While 1s pas-de-basque to change places 2s and 3 Petronella on 1 place anticlockwise
13-14 All set
15-16 While 1st Lady pas-de-basque Round on the spot 1st Man will pas-de-basque round to be on her left to take Promenade hold, 2s and 3 Petronella 1 place anticlockwise
17-20 1s in Promenade hold dance ½ Diagonal reel with 1st corners
21-24 1s dance ½ Diagonal reel with 2nd corners to finish in the middle facing up
25-32 1s lead up cross and cast round the 2s meet lead down between the 3s cross and cast up to 2nd place on their own sides.

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, George T Watt 2020)

Dance Information

For Lorna Valentine of RSCDS East Angus Branch, 14th February 2015.

(Dance information by the deviser, George T Watt)

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