Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Noah's Ark (Ligtmans)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NOAH'S ARK (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Frans Ligtmans Two By Two

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and back to top
9-16 1s set while 2s cross RH, 1s+2s (facing up/down) set and dance RH across
17-24 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across (Men pass LSh to start and Ladies end dancing straight across)
25-32 1s+2s set, dance ½ R&L and 1s cross RH

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Also see the dance Noah's Ark (van Maarseveen) by Irene van Maarseveen.

Noah's Ark is the vessel in the Genesis flood narrative by which the Patriarch Noah saves himself, his family, and a remnant of all the world's animals when God decides to destroy the world because of mankind's evil deeds.

Noah's Ark
"Noah's Ark On The Mount Ararat" Simon De Myle (fl. 1570), Oil On Panel, c. 1570

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