Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Alltshellach

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ALLTSHELLACH (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Elizabeth D Gilroy RSCDS Book 23

1- 8 1s+2s set to partners, turn 2H and dance ½ Diamond Poussette
9-16 1s followed by 2s lead down and back to original places (2s dividing and turn in behind 1s)
17-24 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across (1L and 2M passing LSh to start)
25-32 1s+2s dance Tournée:-
' 1s+2s dance into prom hold (Men with partner on right, 1s face M's side and 2s L's side), couples ½ wheel anticlockwise and Men turn Ladies into middle, both couples turn 1½ times (2s RH, 1s LH) and dance out to places

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


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Alltshellach is a magnificent traditional Scottish house on the shores of loch Leven near the Ballachulish bridge and was originally the country residence of the Bishop of Argyll.
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Looking North To Loch Leven From Ballachulish Nearby Alltshellach


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