Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Braes Of Lochaber

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BRAES OF LOCHABER (M-4x(S40+R40)) 4C set Lily Davison Glenfeshie Book
Start in Glasgow Highlanders pstn

Strathspey
1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance RH across and LH back
17-24 All set Highland Schottische and turn partners twice round to places
25-32 All dance reels of 4 on sides
33-40 All advance into set and retire, turn partners RH

Reel Clap
1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance R&L
17-24 All coupe pas-de-basque with partners
25-32 All dance reels of 4 across dance
33-40 All dance Grand Chain

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


Dance Information

Braes are what the Scottish call the sloping banks of a river-valley, slope or hillside. Lochaber is an area in the west of the Scottish Highlands.
Lochaber Image
Lochaber Location Relief Map


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Text from this original Lochaber article on Wikipedia.
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