Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Pool Of Connla

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE POOL OF CONNLA (S4x32) 4C set Barry Priddey SCD Archives
2s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH, 1M also 4M followed by partners casts to 4th/1st place, cross, Men cast back to place as partner dances up/down centre
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ Men's Chain (end facing partner on sides), all dance ½ RSh reel of 4 on sides and end in lines across (Ladies face partner)
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ RSh reels of 4 across, Men followed by partners chase clockwise and circle 8H round to left to end on sides with 1M in 4M place and 4M in 1M place
25-32 All ½ turn partners 2H and Lady crosses over to 4(2)3(1) (4s face 2s and 3s face 1s), all set and dance 4H round ½ way to 2(4)1(3) and set

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

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