Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Falls Of Foyers

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE FALLS OF FOYERS (R8x48) 3C (4C set) Grampian Collection

1- 8 1s+2s set twice, set advancing to face up/down with nearer hands joined with partner and set again
9-24 1s+2s dance 12 bar reel of 4 on 3 sides of a square (pass facing person RSh and couple at top pass LSh while others dance round in 2nd place to face up but DO NOT CROSS) 1s+2s pass RSh on sides and 1s pass each other LSh to face 1st corners
25-32 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and end facing 2nd corners
33-40 1s dance RSh reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) and pass LSh to
41-48 1s dance reels of 3 on sides giving RSh to 2nd corners and 1s cross LH to 2nd place on own side

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


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The Fall of Foyers (Scottish Gaelic: Eas na Smùide, meaning the smoking falls) is a waterfall on the River Foyers, which feeds Loch Ness, in Scotland.
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Lower Falls Of Foyers


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