Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Over The Moon

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OVER THE MOON (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Greenburn Book 2
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s petronella turn to centre, turning RH dance out of ends and cast down/up to 2nd/3rd places on original sides
9-16 1L+4M also 1M+4L in prom hold dance LSh reel of 3 with 2s/3s
17-24 1s and 4s dance up/down between 2s/3s and cast down/up to 2nd/3rd place, 1s+4s ½ R&L
25-32 All dance reel of 4 on sides. 24(1)(3)

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

Dance Information

Over The Moon is an idiom or expression meaning "delighted, thrilled, elated or extremely happy".

Over The Moon
Over The Moon - Earthrise Over Compton Crater

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