Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mrs MacLeod (of Raasay)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MRS MACLEOD (of Raasay) (R8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 6

1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back
9-16 1s lead down the middle and up to face 1st corners
17-24 1s set to 1st corners and turn 2H, set and turn 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corners and cross to 2nd place own sides

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


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Dance Information

An old dance dating back to the 1700s. Raasay is an island lying between the Isle of Skye and the Scottish mainland, and has traditionally belonged to the MacLeods.
Raasay Image
Dun Caan - Raasay


Dance information by Sir Christopher MacRae, KCMG.
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