Scones and Tea
Formation: Couples facing couples around the hall like spokes of a wheel
Music: “Lighted Sconce”, LS-338
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57-64 Â – – – -; – – Star Right;
Â Â 1-8 Â – – – -; – – Star Left;
Â 9-16 Â – – – -; Two Ladies Dosado;
17-24 Â – – – -; Two Gents Dosado;
25-32 Â – – – -; As Couples Dosado;
33-40 Â – – – -; – – Circle Left once around;
41-48 Â – – – -; – – Swing your Partner;
49-56 Â – – – -; Pass Thru on to the next;
57-64 Â – – – -; Facing couples Star Right;
Â Â 1-8 Â Facing couples make a Right-Hand Star and turn it for 8 beats.
Â 9-16 Â The dancers quickly turn toward the center of the star half around and rejoin hand holds to Star Left for 8 beats ending in their original starting position.
17-24 Â The two ladies facing on a diagonal to their left do a Dosado.
25-32 Â The two gents facing on a diagonal to their right do a Dosado.
33-40 Â The dancers in each couple work as a unit and Dosado around the other couple. Couples can link arms or put arms around each otherâ€™s waist.
41-48 Â Same four Circle Left once around back to their original facing positions.
49-56 Â Partners Swing with each other and finish facing the opposite couple.
57-64 Â Dancers Pass Thru (pass right shoulders with opposite), and move on to the next couple.
Chorography by: Ken Kernen
Source: Dancing For Busy People, page 229; also printed in CDP Journal, November 1993
Usage: This dance is similar to the group of Sicilians that all begin with
Circle Left and Circle Right. It is also a classic. Also see Cecily Circle.
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