Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Vallay Sound

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

VALLAY SOUND (J4x32) 4C set Jim Gardner Dunedin Dances Book 6

1- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance ½ R&L; 1s+4s dance ½ R&L (cross RH on side to start). 1s and 4s face out
9-12 2s+4s and 1s+3s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s+4s cast, 2s+3s cross down/up to start. At end 1L+4M dance towards each other
13-16 4L cast up round 2M into line of 3 across between 2s at top while 1M casts down round 3L to between 3s while 4M+1L turn RH to face partner in centre
17-24 1s+4s dance reel of 4 up/down centre
25-28 1s+4s join RH with partner and Balance-in-Line of 4, 1s+4s ½ turn RH
29-32 4M+2s (at top) and 1L+3s (at bottom) dance LH across while 4L+1M (in centre) turn 1¾ LH. All end on own side. 2413

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


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