Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Rose Of Kilravock

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ROSE OF KILRAVOCK (S8x32) 2C (4C set) John Drewry Bon Accord Book

1- 8 1s+2s set, turn 2H and circle 4H round to left
9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across (1M+2L pass LSh to start) and end with 1L+2M turning LH to give RH to partner (diagonal line)
17-24 1s+2s Balance-in-Line (Rocking step?), 1L+2M turn LH 1½ times to own sides (1L to 2nd place and 2M to 1st place) while partner chase ¾ round
25-32 1s+2s set twice (diagonally in) and dance 2 couple DoSiDo:-
' dance in diagonally move round to right and dance backwards to place (or RH across)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

Clan Rose is a Highland Scottish clan. Their motto is "Constant and True" and their family castle is Kilravock Castle, built in 1460. The current clan chief is Anna Elizabeth Guillemard Rose, 25th of Kilravock.
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Kilravock Castle


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