Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Special Occasion (Clark)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A SPECIAL OCCASION (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Pat Clark Corberry Collection 2

1- 8 1s dance RSh round each other ("Gypsy Turn"); 1s cast (2 step up) and turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s+1st corners dance Corner Pass&Turn, 1s pass RSh and dance Corner Pass&Turn with 2nd corners, 1s end in centre giving LH to partner, RH to 2nd corners
17-24 1s dance ½ "Spoke" with 2nd and 3rd corners; 1s turn 3rd corners RH
25-32 1s dance ½ "Spoke" with 3rd and 4th corners; 1s turn 4th corner RH to end in 2nd place own sides
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left (3 bars), bar 36 all pivot (right foot over left); and all chase anticlockwise to own side. End 213

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

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Also see the dance Special Occasion (Brenchley) by John Brenchley.

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