Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Glenrothes

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GLENROTHES (J4x32) 3C set Anne Taylor 2nd Book Graded SCDs

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ double Fig of 8, 1s+3s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (2s dance up to 1st places)
9-16 1s+4s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (3s dance up to 2nd places), 1s lead down and turn RH into 4th places opposite sides. (2)(3)(4)(1)
17-24 4s+1s dance RH across ½ way and set, 3s+1s dance LH across ½ way and set
25-32 2s+1s dance RH across ½ way and set, 1s cast to 4th places as 2s+3s+4s step up

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


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Dance Information

Although there is a town of Glenrothes in Scotland, situated approximately halfway between Edinburgh and Dundee, this dance is named after the malt whisky produced at The Glenrothes Distillery in the small Speyside town of Rothes. Although it had formerly been used only for blending, The Glenrothes has been bottled as a single malt since 1977; this dance celebrates the launch.
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The Glenrothes Distillery


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