Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Vital Spark (Holdsworth)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

VITAL SPARK (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Linton Holdsworth Baker's Dozen 40th Anniv Northalleton Caledonian

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross LH, cast down 1 place and lead up to face 1st corners
9-16 1s turn 1st corners RH, turn partner LH while corners dance on 1 place clockwise, 1s turn 1st corner person RH and curve into 2nd place opposite sides while corners dance on 1 place clockwise
17-24 3s+1s+2s set and petronella turn into centre to face partner, set and turn RH into Allemande hold
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

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

Dance Information

Also see the dance Vital Spark (Duncan) by J Duncan.

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