Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Highlander In Glasgow

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A HIGHLANDER IN GLASGOW (S4x32) 4C set John Brenchley The Other Kangaroo Paw
2s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 2s+3s dance ½ R&L, 1s+3s also 2s+4s dance ½ R&L
9-16 All set, all turn partners 2H once round. 3s+1s also 4s+2s circle 4H round to Left finish on sides with 1s+2s facing up, 3s+4s facing down
17-24 All set (Glasgow Highlanders) to facing person. All dance ½ LSh reels of 4 on sides
25-32 All dance modified Chain Progression:-
' 25-26 Facing couples (2M+4L, 1M+3L, 2L+4M, 1L+3M) ¾ turn LH
' 27-30 1L+3L also 2L+4L turn RH 1½ times while partners dance antioclockwise ½ way round them
' 31-32 Facing couples (2M+4L, 1M+3L, 2L+4M, 1L+3M) ¾ turn LH to sides. 2(4)1(3)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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