Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Rising Sun

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE RISING SUN (J8x40) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Cherry Blossom Book

1- 8 1s set and cast 1 place, 1s dance ½ figs of 8 (1M up round 2s, 1L round 3s)
9-16 1s+2nd corners dance RH and LH across
17-24 1s+2nd corners dance diagonal reel of 4 ending facing out 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 1s+1st corners dance a diagonal 'Mixed' Chain (as Men's Chain with corners passing LH in middle)
33-40 1s cast round 1st corners and cross diagonally to 2nd place own sides, 2s+1s+3s turn partners RH

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

The Rising December Sun
The Sun Rising Behind Hedgerow Oaks, In Scotland

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