Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Hot Trod

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HOT TROD (R4x40) 4C set Border Reiver

1- 8 2s+3s dance ½ R&L, 3s+2s dance RH across while 1s and 4s chase clockwise ½ way. (4)(3)(2)(1)
9-12 4M followed by partner casts 1 place and crosses to face 3M (3s step up) while 1L followed by partner casts and crosses to face 2M (2s step down)
13-16 4s+1s dance Alternating Tandem ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners
17-24 Repeat Alternating Tandem ½ reels with next 2nd and 3rd corners
25-32 Repeat with 4th corner ending with 4s in 2nd place and 1s in 3rd place, 4s+1s spin turn while 3s+4s chase clockwise ½ way. 2413
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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