Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

On Suilven In Summer

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ON SUILVEN IN SUMMER (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 4

1- 8 1s+2s set facing on sides and change places RH, set again to same person and ¾ turn RH into line of 4 across (1M+2L in centre facing each other
9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across (1M+2L passing LSh to start) ending with 1s in 2nd place facing down
17-24 1s+3s dance R&L starting on sides and 1s end facing 1st corners
25-32 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending with petronella turn to 2nd places as others clap

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


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Suilven is one of the most distinctive mountains in Scotland. Lying in a remote area in the west of Sutherland, it rises almost vertically from a wilderness landscape of moorland, bogs and lochans known as Inverpolly National Nature Reserve.
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Suilven - Meall Meadhonach Seen From Caisteal Liath, August 2009


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