Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Rose In The Valley

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A ROSE IN THE VALLEY (M-(S64+J64)) Sq.Set Carol Smith Lower Hutt SCD 60th Anniv

1- 8 All dance circle 8 hands round and back
9-16 All dance Interlocking Reels of 4. Pass partner RSh to begin
17-24 1s+3s dance ½ R&L, then 2s+4s dance ½ R&L
25-32 All dance Interlocking Reels of 4. Pass partner LSh to begin
33-40 All join nearer hands with partner, set, Petronella-in-tandem one place to the right. Repeat, but Ladies omit end of petronella turn to face out
41-56 All dance Schiehallion Reels, finish facing partners
57-64 All set to partners, turn partners RH to face corner, set to corner, turn corner LH

65-120 Repeat bars 1-56
121-128 All turn partner RH, turn corner LH

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

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