Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Sleeping Warrior

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SLEEPING WARRIOR (S4x32) 4C set Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 2
2s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s set and cross RH, all set to partners and ½ turn RH ending ready for Allemande (1s and 2s facing up and 3s and 4s down, Ladies on partner's right)
9-16 All dance Interlocking Allemandes:-
' 1s+2s dance normal Allemande but end in 3rd/1st place while 3s+4s Allemande down and end in 4th/2nd places 2(4)1(3)
Optional: Bars 15-16: 4s and 1s turn partners LH once round and remain in centre ready for...
17-24 1s+4s dance LH across once round, 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance RH across once round and open out for...
25-32 All circle 8H round and back end 2(4)1(3)

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

Dance Notes

15-16 Optionally, 4s and 1s turn partners LH once round and remain in centre.

(Dance Notes by Charles Upton and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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