Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Clovenside

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CLOVENSIDE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Donside Book

1- 8 1s and 2s set, dance 4 double Fig of 8 with 1s casting to start; end with 2s in top place and 1s in 2nd place on opposite side. 2(1)3
9-16 1s give LSh to 1st corners and dance ½ reel of 3 on sides (1M down/1L up), turn 1st corner persons (in 2nd corner pstn) 2H moving into 4H round ½ way while 2nd corners chase round anti-clockwise ½ way. (2)1(3)
17-24 1s give LSh to 2nd corner person (in 3rd corner pstn) and dance ½ reel of 3 on sides (1M up/1L down), turn 2nd corner persons (in 4th corner pstn) 2H moving into 4H round ½ way places while 1st corners chase anti-clockwise ½ way, 1s end in 2nd place on opposite side 2(1)3
25-32 2s+1s+3s set, petronella turn into centre, 1s turn 2H once round as 2s and 3s turn 2H ½ way and all petronella turn to own sides

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


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