Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Over The Waves

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OVER THE WAVES (S4x24) 4C set Barry Skelton Dolphin Book

1- 8 1s and 4s ½ turn RH times, lead into centre to dance ½ RH across and chase clockwise ½ way to end 1s between 2s and 4s between 3s
9-16 1M also 4L followed by partners dance an Alternating Tandem reel of 3 across with 2s/3s and end between 2s/3s facing up/down
17-24 1s+4s set advancing towards each other and dance ½ RH across, lead out of ends and cast to 2nd/3rd place. 2413

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

Dolphin Over The Waves
Dolphin Over The Waves

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