Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dance O' Hoochs

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Dance O' Hoochs
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 6:
8x32 bar Jig
3-couple dance in 4-couple longways set

  1-8   FIGURE OF 8: 1st couple dance a figure of 8 round 2nd couple;

  9-16 TANDEM REEL OF 3 WITH 2ND COUPLE: 1st couple dance a Tandem Reel of 3 with 2nd couple beginning with 1st woman passing 2nd man by the right shoulder with 1st man close behind her (1st woman leads all the way through the reel);

17-24 TANDEM REEL OF 3 WITH 3RD COUPLE: 1st couple dance a Tandem Reel of 3 with 3rd couple beginning with 1st woman passing 3rd man by the right shoulder with 1st man close behind her (1st woman leads all the way through the reel)(1st couple end in the middle facing down);

25-28 CHASE: 1st woman dances between 3rd couple, casts up around 3rd man and across to 2nd place on own side, followed by 1st man;

29-32 TURN: 1st couple turn by the right hand.

REPEAT FROM 2ND PLACE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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