Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Penny Whistle Hornpipe

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PENNY WHISTLE HORNPIPE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Elaine Brunken Moments in Time

1- 8 1s+2s Mirror Set+Link (1s cast, 2s dance up), 1s turn LH to face Men's side NHL with 1L on Right of 1M
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 across (1M LSh to 3M, 1L RSh to 2M to start) while 2s+3s dance DoSiDo with Ladies dancing between Men then Men dancing between Ladies. Finish 1L beween 2s, 1M between 3s
17-24 1s dance DoSiDo and turn RH 1ΒΌ to finish on sides. 213
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


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The penny whistle or tin whistle is a simple, six-holed woodwind instrument in the same category as the recorder.
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