Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Wonderful Time In The Warenar

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WONDERFUL TIME IN THE WARENAR (32 bar reel for 3 couples) Anne-Miek Klokgieters, The Delft Book Of Scottish Country Dances

1-8 1st couple lead down, on bar 4 cross the lady under man's arm to the opposite side and lead up to the top.
9-12 1st couple cast off behind second couple (on opposite side) and dance in between 3rd couple (finish in the middle facing down).
13-14 1st lady turns 3rd man right hand half-way round, while 1st man turns 3rd lady left hand half-way round.
15-16 1st lady with 3rd man and 1st man with 3rd lady in promenade hold dance behind 2nd couple to top place, while second couple step down.
17-20 1st, 3rd and 2nd couples advance and retire.
21-24 1st couple turn 1½ times to finish in the middle for allemande, while 2nd and 3rd lady turn 1½ times right hand and 2nd and 3rd man turn 1½ times left hand to change places (2nd couple finish in the middle).
25-32 1st and 2nd couple dance the allemande.

Repeat, having passed a couple.

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Anne-Miek Klokgieters, The Hague, 1990)

Dance Information

Dance devised for Pauline Cathcart on the occasion of her departure to Argentina.

Music composed by Muriel A. Johnstone.

Dance information by the deviser, Anne-Miek Klokgieters.

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