Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

An Ocean Frolic

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

AN OCEAN FROLIC (R4x32) 4C set Barry Skelton Dolphin Book 4

1- 8 All 4 Men dance RH across to places; all 4 Ladies dance RH across finishing facing out
9-24 All dance Alternating Tandem Schiehallion reels (each couple dances as one person, the lead changing at each place round set) to end in each others original places (Ladies in front of partner)
25-32 All chase clockwise 1 place (Ladies leading) and set, 1s+3s (side couples) cross RH then 2s+4s cross RH. 2341

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

Ocean Frolic
Ocean Frolic

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