Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Riding The Wave

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RIDING THE WAVE (S4x32) 4C Livia Kohn Suncoast Collection
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s (in prom hold) dance RSh reel of 3 across with 2s as 4s (in prom hold) dance RSh reel of 3 across with 3s
9-16 1s followed by 2s lead down the middle, 2s divide, 1s lead to top followed by 2s
17-20 1L+3M set and change places RH while 1M+3L change places and set. 32(1)(4)
21-24 All couples set, turn partner 2H, finish nearer hands joined, 3s and 1s facing down, 2s and 4s up
25-32 Mirror Rondel:
 3s dance down under arch made by 2s, 4s dance up under arch made by 1s to start. 23(4)(1)

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

Riding The Wave
Riding The Wave

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