Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Eerie Shores

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE EERIE SHORES (J8x40) 3C (4C set) John Drewry SCDs Vol 4 and Hamilton Silver Anniversary

1- 8 1s+2s set, 1s cross RH while 2s ¾ turn RH, 1M set diag to 3M while 2s continue to turn RH (end 2L facing up, 2M down), 1M+2L also 2M+3M change places passing RSh with 1M+3M ending BtoB facing own partners
9-16 1s+3s set advancing to join RH, 1M+3M set while 1L and 3L turn under partners' arms, 1s and 3s turn partners RH back into diagonal line
17-24 1s+3s dance diagonal reel of 4
25-32 1s+2L also 3s+2M dance RH across to end 12(3), 1s+2s turn RH while 3s turn RH 1½ times
33-40 1s+2s dance Allemande

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

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