Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Hereawa, Thereawa

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Hereawa, Thereawa
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Gaelic College SCD Book 11: Three Dozen
3x32 bar Strathspey

  1-8   2ND CROSS AND CAST TWICE: 2nd couple cross right hands, cast to the right (man down round 3rd woman, woman up round 2nd man), cross up and down with left hands, and cast to the left into 2nd place on own side;
MEANWHILE 1ST AND 3RD SET AND PETRONELLA TWICE: 1st and 3rd couple set on the diagonal and Petronella to next place on the right, set on the diagonal and Petronella to next place on right (order is now 3rd, 2nd, 1st with 3rd and 1st on opposite sides): 2nd couple note that your 2nd corner is now on your right hand, and your 1st corner is on your left hand;

  9-16 TURN 2ND CORNER, PARTNER, 1ST CORNER, PARTNER: 2nd couple turn 2nd corner once round by the right, turn partner ¾ round by the left, turn 1st corner once round by the right hand, and partner ¾ round by the left ending in 2nd place on opposite side;

17-24 SET AND CAST TWICE: all set nearer hands joined on the side, then cast pulling right shoulder back and dance clockwise into lines of 3 across the dance, all set nearer hands joined across the dance, then cast pulling right shoulder back into original places;

25-32 WALLOCH: All set nearer hands joined on the side (2 bars), couples in 1st and 2nd positions dance in, down and out one place down touching nearer hands in the middle and curling upwards into the side AS couple in 3rd position dances up two places on their own side (2 bars: NO CAST), then REPEAT Bars 25-28 from new positions.

REPEAT TWICE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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