Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Simon's Dance

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SIMON'S DANCE (R128) Sq.Set Jill Ackerley RSCDS Book 40

1- 8 1M followed by partner weaves around set dancing between each couple beginning with 2s
9-16 All circle 8H round and back
17-32 2s repeat bars 1- 8, all circle 8H round and back
33-48 3s repeat bars 1- 8, all circle 8H round and back
49-64 4s repeat bars 1- 8 and all circle 8H round and back
65-72 1s+3s Adv&Ret for 2 steps, advance and change places RH
73-80 2s+4s repeat this Fig
81-96 All repeat bars 65-80 back to places
97-104 1s+3s advance for 2 steps, clap 3 times, retire and clap
105-112 2s+4s repeat this Fig
113-120 All joining hands advance for 2 steps, clap 3 times, retire and clap
121-128 All circle 8H round and back

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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