Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Glenesk

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GLENESK (J4x32) 4C Set Alice McLean Laurieston Collection 2
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH down/up and cast to partner's place, 2s and 3s dance up/down and cast back to place
9-16 1s and 4s dance Figs of 8 (on own sides) round 2s/3s
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across, 2s+3s dance LH across
25-32 1s and 4s set, cross RH, 1s+4s chase anticlockwise to end in 3rd/2nd places (2s and 3s step down/up) 24(1)(3)

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


Dance Information

Glenesk (Glen Esk) is one of the Five Glens of Angus, Highland glens located in the western portion of the Angus region of Scotland.
Glenesk Image
View Across The Esk
From Kirkhill On Glenesk Road


Image Copyright Stanley Howe under this Creative Commons Licence.

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