Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Silverdale Sunset

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SILVERDALE SUNSET (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Ian Dall ASCDS Ruby Book

1-8 1s+2s dance LH across and RH across back to place
9-14 All cross passing partners RSh. 1s+2s dance 4H round to left
15-16 1s+2s turn partner ¾ RH into balance-in-line in the middle of set
17-18 1s+2s set to the right, passing in front of partner whilst changing hands. 1M and 2L briefly touch right hands, then all set left again back to balance-in-line
19-20 Drop hands with partner. 1L+2M turn ½ way LH while 1M and 2L dance clockwise to other end of the line
21-24 2s+1s turn partner 1¼ RH to own side
25-32 2s+1s circle 4H round and back
Note: When 4 couples are dancing, this should be 8H round and back in a single circle

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

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