Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Steeple Rock

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

STEEPLE ROCK (M-8x(S24+R24)) 3C (4C set) Iain Boyd Cairdin O't

Strathspey
1- 8 1s dance reels of 3 across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s) end facing in centre
9-16 1s set (Marquis of Huntley step) for 4 bars, ¾ turn 2H to 2nd place own side
17-24 2s+1s+3s set Highland Schottische and turn partners 2H

Reel
1- 8 1s pas-de-basque-Coupe and ½ turn 2H, turn to right to end BtoB facing opposite sides
9-16 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh and dance reel of 4 with 2nd corners ending BtoB with 1M facing up
17-24 1s circle 3H round (1M with top couple 3s and 1L with 2s) opening out with 1M leading 3s down Ladies' side while 1L leads 2s up Men's side and circle 6H round to left to end 213 and set

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



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