Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Speirs Wharf Hornpipe

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SPEIRS WHARF HORNPIPE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Paul Hemenway Glasgow 90th Anniv. Book

1- 8 1L passing in front of 1M dances Fig of 8 round 2M+3M (pass 3M LSh) while 1M dances Fig of 8 round 2L+3L (pass 3L RSh) and 1s end in partner's place with 2s facing up
9-16 1M+2L change places LH as 1L+2M change RH and 1s end facing out then all dance reels of 3 on sides (1M pass 3L RSh and 1L pass 3M LSh) and 1s end facing out. 213
17-24 2s+3s dance R&L while 1s cast round 1st corner and dance into middle (bar 20) to turn 1½ RH ending M facing down L up
25-32 1M dances down round 3M while 1L dances up round 2L and all turn partners RH. 213

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


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