Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lydia's Magic Garden

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LYDIA'S MAGIC GARDEN (S3x32) 3C Set Holly Boyd Oh, How We've Danced!

1- 8 1s+2s set and Petronella in Tandem; 1s+2s repeat. (2)(1)3
9-16 1s followed by 2s dance down; couples change sides, Lady dancing under Man's raised arm and dance back up. 213
17-24 1L+2s and 1M+3s dance RH across; 1s+3s dance LH across
25-32 1s+3s dance Bourrel:
 25-28 1M+3L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (Lady facing up and Man down) while partners chase anticlockwise to face partner
 29-32 Set to partners and turn 2H to own sides. 231

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

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