Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

O'er The Hills

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

O'ER THE HILLS (J1x96) Sq Set Miriam Weibye Aurora 2nd Book

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 Ladies set, pull back RSh, cast 1 place clockwise; Men set, pull back LSh, cast 1 place anticlockwise
17-24 ½ interlocking reels of 4 (1M+3L, 4M+2L, 3M+1L, 2M+4L pass RSh to start); All set to partner and turn RH
25-32 Repeat 17-24 passing partner RSh to start; All set and turn RH (1M+3L, 4M+2L, 3M+1L, 2M+4L)
33-40 Repeat bars 9-16
41-48 1s+3s dance R&L
49-56 2s+4s dance R&L
57-64 Repeat bars 9-16, Ladies face out at end
65-80 Full Schiehallion Reels (16 bars)
81-88 Repeat bars 9-16
89-96 All circle 8H round and back

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



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