Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Loch Ness Monster (McGhee)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LOCH NESS MONSTER (S4x48) 4C set Beryl McGhee Imperial Book 2

1- 8 1s lead down for 4 steps and 1s lead back to top while 2s set, 2s+3s set then 2s+3s+4s set
9-11 1M+1L+2L+2M following each other dancing anticlockwise dance 2 places around. (2)(1)34
12-14 1M+1L+3M+3L following each other dancing clockwise dance 2 places around. (2)(3)14
15-16 1M+1L+4L+4M following each other dancing anticlockwise dance 2 places around. (2)(3)(4)(1)
17-24 2s facing 3s also 4s facing 1s and all set Highland Schottische, 2s+3s also 4s+1s circle 4H round to left
25-32 1s dance bars 9-16 in reverse to end in original places
33-40 1s facing 2s also 3s facing 4s set and set Highland Schottische across, 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round to left 41-48 1s dance under arch made by 2s and 3s dance under arch made by 1s then 1s dance under arch made by 4s and all turn 2H twice. 2341

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


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Dance Information

Also see the dance Loch Ness Monster (Boyd) by Iain Boyd.

The Loch Ness Monster is a creature said to live in Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands.

Loch Ness Monster Image
Loch Ness Monster - Nessie


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