Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Perfect Match

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A PERFECT MATCH (J32) Round the Room Holly Boyd Oh, How We've Danced!
Couples form 2 circles, Men - inner circle facing partner in outer circle

1- 8 All turn partner RH; Men chase anticlockwise round, Ladies clockwise
9-16 All pull back RSh to turn about and chase back to partner; all turn partner LH
17-24 All dance DoSiDo with partner; Men dance RSh round Lady diagonally to right, back into centre and take prom hold with 'new' partner facing anticlockwise
25-32 All promenade round, finishing Men on inside circle facing 'new' partner

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

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