Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Red Rose Of Dunoon

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE RED ROSE OF DUNOON (S4x32) 4C set Jean Attwood Alexander Book 3
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s set and cast in 1 place, cross RH and cast to ends to form lines across (1s between 2s and 4s between 3s)
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s Adv+Ret up/down, 1s+4s dance ½ R&L while others turn RH on sides into square formation
17-24 All set Highland Schottische and turn corners 2H twice to end on sidelines
25-32 All set to partners, 4s+2s also 3s+1s dance ¾ Fig of 8 (end couples cast to start). 2413

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


Dance Information

Dunoon is a resort town situated on the Cowal Peninsula in Argyll, Scotland and sits on the Firth of Clyde to the south of Holy Loch and to the west of Gourock.
Dunoon Image
Holy Loch Seen Across The Firth Of Clyde With Dunoon On The Left


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