Dr Donald's Delight

1-4 1st man and 2nd lady set and change places giving righ hands while 3rd man and 4th lady set and change places giving right hands.

5-8 1st lady and 2nd man set and change places giving left hands while 3rd lady and 4th man set and change places giving left hands.

9-12 1st and 2nd couples, 3rd and 4th couples, half rights and lefts.

13-16 1st couple, man with lady on his right and giving right hands lead round behind 2nd and 3rd ladies to finish between 3rd couple facing up the dance, while 4th couple, man with lady on his left and giving right hands lead round behind 3rd and 2nd men to finish between 2nd couple facing down the dance.

17-20 1st and 4th couples set and circle halfway round to left to change places.

21-24 1st and 4th ladies set to 2nd and 3rd men and circle half round to right to change places.

25-32 Reels of four across the dance passing right shoulder finishing 1st couple in 3rd place on wrong side and 4th couple in 2nd place on wrong side, 2nd couple between 1st couple facing down, man with lady on his right and 3rd couple between 4th couple facing up, man with lady on his left.

33-36 2nd couple give left hands and lead round behind 1st and 4th ladies on men's side to finish in first place on wrong side, while 3rd couple give left hands and lead round behind 4th and 1st men on ladies' side to finish in 4th place on wrong side.

37-40 All four couples turn left hand 1½ times to change places.

Repeat from new places.

Composed December 1963 by David Munro (on the birth of Niall Donald)