Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sophie And The Dance Of Life

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SOPHIE AND THE DANCE OF LIFE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Wouter Joubert Fields Of Gold

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place (2s step up bar 3-4). 1s dance LH across (Lady with 2s, Man with 3s)
9-12 All dance a "Snake pass":
 1L followed by 2M+2L and 1M followed by 3L+3M pass RSh diagonally across through 2nd place to change ends, loop round to right and dance up/down sides, 1s end in 2nd place on opposite sides. 3(1)2
13-16 All chase clockwise ½ way round. (2)1(3)
17-22 2s+1s+3s set, dance DosiDo
23-24 2s+3s set while 1s ¾ turn RH
25-32 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s). 1s dance LSh round 1st corners and cross RH to 2nd place own side. 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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