Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Nellie's Rights And Wrongs

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Nellie's Rights And Wrongs
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Gaelic College SCD Book 6: A Dozen Dances
5x40 bar Strathspey
5-couple dance in 5 couple longways set

  1-8   ODD COUPLES SET AND PETRONELLA: 1st 3rd and 5th couples set, petronella into middle of dance, set and petronella to partner's place;

  9-16 EVEN COUPLES SET AND PETRONELLA: 2nd and 4th couples set, petronella turn into middle of dance, set and petronella turn into partner's place;

17-32 ½ RIGHTS AND LEFTS: 1st and 2nd couples dance ½ rights and lefts, then 1st and 3rd couple dance ½ rights and lefts, then 1st and 4th couples dance ½ rights and lefts; then 1st and 5th couples dance ½ rights and lefts;

33-40 ½ FIGURE OF 8 AND TURN: 1st couple dance ½ figure of 8 round couple above and turn once round with both hands.

REPEAT WITH NEW TOP COUPLE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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