Castles in the Air

32 bar Strathspey

Music: Castles in the Air arranged by Peter White (see Dances to Song Tunes for the music).

Figures 1,2 for Castles in the Air

1-2 1st, 2nd and 3rd men and women, taking hands at the sides, set and

3-4 Circle six hands half round to the left.

5-8 They repeat this back to places.

9-12 1st couple turn by the right hand, cast off one place on own sides and go to face first corners (2nd move up on 11-12).

13-16 1st couple set to corners and, turning right, end between corners.

17-24 1st and 2nd couples dance rights and lefts right round and continue into

25-28 Half a grand chain for three couples (see figure 1). They take three steps for the three hands and on the fourth the women turn right about and form a circle with the men (see figure 2).

29-30 They circle six hands half round to the left.

31-32 1st couple, giving right hands, cross back to own sides, 2nd place.

Repeat, having passed a couple.

Devised by Hugh Foss.
Dances to Song Tunes. 1966.