Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Pat Morrison's Delight

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PAT MORRISON'S DELIGHT (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Christopher Anagnosticas Nutmeg Collection

1- 8 1s advance 1 step (touch RH) and Retire, petronella turn into middle, advance 1 step (touch RH) and Retire and petronella turn to opposite sides
9-16 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back
17-24 1s+2s dance Ladies' Chain (up/down middle) ending in line up/down middle (Lady facing down and Men up)
25-32 1s+2s dance Highland Schottische Poussette:
   1s set Highland Schottische step with both hands joined dance out to Men's side while 2s set and dance out to Ladies' side both couples end with a ¼ turn to right
   1s dance Highland Schottische down Men's side while 2s dance up Ladies' side both couples end with a ¼ turn to right
   2s+1s dance Highland Schottische into centre to reform line of 4 in middle
   2s+1s ¾ turn partners with 2H to own sides

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

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