Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Glen Dochart Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GLEN DOCHART REEL (R8x32) 2C (4C set) Anna C Holden Birmingham 8 SCDs

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and back to places
9-16 1s and 2s Petronella turn and set, turn partners 1ΒΌ times RH to end with 1s facing down and 2s facing up
17-24 1s+2s dance a Half Rondel:-
' 1s dance down under the arch made by 2s who dance up, Ladies cross in front of Men and all cast to meet the other Lady or Man on the opposite side and join nearer hands, set on opposite sides of the dance and cross LH back to own sides
25-32 2s+1s R&L

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

Dance Notes

17-24 "half rondel" is not the same as half a "rondel". See Half Rondel page for an explanation of the difference.

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Glen Dochart in Perthshire, Scottish Highlands is a glen which runs from Crianlarich eastwards to Killin, following the course of the River Dochart as it flows through Loch Dochart and Loch Iubhair. It is met by Glen Ogle at Lix Toll.
Glen Dochart Image
Creag Bhuilg And West Glen Dochart In Autumn Gloom

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