Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Swiss Chocolate

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SWISS CHOCOLATE (R4x32) 4C set Rachel Robson Dunedin Dances Book 6

1- 8 All dance 8H round and back
9-10 1s make arch and dance down Men's side (1M on outside of set)
11-14 1s turn LH (or birl), make arch and dance up Ladies' side (1L on outside of set)
15-16 1s turn LH (or birl) to end in 1st place own side
17-20 All join hands in circle (retain until bar 24), 4s make arch, 1s dance under and dance down with 2s+3s+4s following going under arch
21-24 1s raise joined hands, turn away from each other to make arch over other couples and dance up to place
25-28 2s+3s+4s make arches across set and 1s dance down
29-32 All turn RH (or birl) moving up 1 place. 2341

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

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