Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Octogenarian (Churnside)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OCTOGENARIAN (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Norman Churnside Life begins at 40

1- 8 All dance reflection reels of 4 on sides, (Men RSh reel and Ladies LSh)
9-16 1s+2s dance double Fig of 8 while 3s+4s circle 4H round to left
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ Diamond Poussette, 1s+4s dance ½ Diamond Poussette. 2413
25-28 4s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s while 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s while 2s and 3s set and cross RH
29-32 All circle 8H round to left ½ way to end 3142

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

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

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

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