Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Crom Allt

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CROM ALLT (The Crooked Burn) (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring 24 G and S dances

1- 8 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (in and down to start)
9-16 1s+2s turn on sides 1½ times (Men RH and Ladies LH), 1s dance between 3s and cast up to 2nd place on own sides
17-24 1s+1st corners Adv+Ret, 1s+1st corners turn RH
25-32 1s+2nd corners Adv+Ret, 1s+2nd corners turn LH

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Instruction Videos

Crom Allt - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video

Dance Information

In Gaelic, "Crom Allt" means "Crooked Burn" or "Crooked Stream". It should be pronounced as "Krom Oult" in English where "Ou" is as in "loud".
See Gaelic Dance Names for more information on Gaelic spelling and pronunciation.
Crom Allt Image
Crom Allt Descending From Coire Thòin

Image Copyright David Gruar under this Creative Commons Licence.
Additional search terms: Crom Alltered.

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Crom Allt' page