Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Kettle Drum

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THE KETTLE DRUM (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Alec Hay Twenty SCDs Vol 2

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, cross RH and dance DoSiDo
9-16 Repeat bars 1- 8
17-24 2s followed by 1s dance down 2 steps, set turning right about, 1s followed by 2s dance up and 1s cast to 2nd place
25-32 1s+3s dance RH across, 2s+1s dance LH across

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


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Timpani, or kettledrums, are musical instruments in the percussion family. A type of drum, they consist of a skin called a head stretched over a large bowl traditionally made of copper.
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