Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Northern Lights And Melting Snow

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NORTHERN LIGHTS AND MELTING SNOW (S8x32) 3C (4C set) James Gray Scandinavian Dance Book 1

1- 8 1s dance in and cast to 2nd place (2s step up 3-4); 1s set, dance in, pull back RSh and dance out to own side 2nd place
9-12 2M+1M also 1L+3L Set&Link
13-16 1M+2M+3M also 2L+3L+1L Set&Link for 3 couples into lines of 3 across
17-20 1L+2M+3M also 1M+2L+3L Set&Link for 3 couples
21-24 2M+1M also 1L+3L Set&Link. All now on opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
25-28 All set, 1s dance ¾ round each other LSh to end in middle, 1L above 1M while 3s and 2s cross passing partner RSh to own sides
29-32 Snake Pass: 1M followed by 2s and 1L followed by 3s pass LSh diagonally across through 2nd place to change ends, loop round to left and dance up/down sides, 1s end in 2nd place own side. 213

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

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