Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Octogenarian (Lawson)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE OCTOGENARIAN (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Nan Lawson The West Wynd

1- 8 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 down round 2s; 1s+2s circle 4H round to left. (1)23
9-16 1s dance Fig of 8 on sides (pass 2s RSh to start)
17-24 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round and back
25-28 1M+2M change places RH, 1L+2L change places RH. (2)13
29-32 2s+1s set, 2s cross RH to own side. 213

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

Dance Information

Also see the dance The Octogenarian (Churnside) by Norman Churnside.
Also see the dance The Octogenarian (Queen) by David G Queen.

An octogenarian is a person aged from 80 to 89 years of age.


Published in MiniCrib - The West Wynd And Other Dances By Nan Lawson.
Dance information licensed under this Creative Commons Licence 3.0.
Text from this original Dividing The Lifespan - Octogenarian article on Wikipedia.
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