Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Autumn In Pitlochry

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

AUTUMN IN PITLOCHRY (S5x32) 5C Sq.Set Julia Sharp St Ronan's SCD Club Innerleithen
5s in centre facing 1s

1- 8 All set and 4s dance ½ LH across with 5M, while 2s dance ½ RH across with 5L, all set, repeat bars 1-4
9-16 5s dance Fig of 8 round 1s and 3s (dancing between 1s to start) and end facing each other in centre
17-24 All dance crescent reels of 4 on sides (starting BtoB with partner) while 5s dance Highland Schottische for 4 bars and turn RH for 4 bars
25-32 1L+5L change places RH as 1M+5M change LH, 1s set then turn RH ready to start again (as 5s) as outside couples set and dance 1 place clockwise

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

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Pitlochry is a burgh in the council area of Perth and Kinross, Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Its success as a tourist resort was due to Queen Victoria visiting the area in 1842, and the arrival of the railway in 1863.
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Autumn In Pitlochry

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