Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Harbour City

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HARBOUR CITY (R4x40) 4C set Ian Simmonds Harbour City

1- 4 1s and 3s petronella into centre and set with centre pair (1M and 3L) rotating ½ turn clockwise BtoB to change pstns
5- 8 1s and 3s petronella onto sides and set Order: - Ladies's side 3L 2L 3M 4L : Men's side: 1L 2M 1M 4M
9-12 Dancers in 1st and 3rd pstns petronella into centre and set with centre pair (1L and 3M) rotating ½ turn clockwise BtoB to change pstns
13-16 These persons now petronella onto sides and set. Order: - Ladies's side 3M 2L 1M 4L : Men's side 3L 2M 1L 4M
17-24 3s+2s also 1s+4s dance LH Ladies' Chain (Ladies give LH and turn Men RH)
25-32 1s and 3s set to partners, cross RH cast down 1 place and turn RH
33-40 All circle 8H round and back

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


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