Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Rose Bouquet

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A ROSE BOUQUET (S3x32) 3C set Avril Quarrie, February 2020

1- 8 1s+2s set, dance RH across, 1s cast to 2nd place as 2s dance up to top and face out
9-16 Mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s in/down, 2s out/down, 3s out/up to start). 213
17-24 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 down round 3s; 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 up round 2s
25-32 1s+3s dance Rose Progression:
 25-26 1M+3L set as 1L+3M change places RH
 27-28 1M+3L ½ turn RH, pull back RSh as 1L and 3M dance into partner's place
 29-30 1M+3L cast into each other's place as 1L+3M ½ turn RH, pull back RSh
 31-32 1M and 3L dance into 2nd/1st places own side as 1L and 3M cast to right to new places. 231

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

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