Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Swans On The Tweed

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SWANS ON THE TWEED (S2x40) Sq.Set A Johnston And E Stonehouse

1- 8 Ladies petronella turn one place to right and all set, Ladies petronella turn to right and all set
9-16 Men dance RH across ½ way and turn partner LH into centre, Ladies dance RH across ½ way and turn other partner LH into centre
17-24 Repeat bars 9-16 finishing on sidelines
25-32 Ladies repeat bars 1- 8 to original places
33-40 All chase clockwise ½ way round set, all join hands and circle 8H round to right (anticlockwise) to original places
Repeat with Men dancing petronella turn one place to right and Ladies dancing LH across at bar 9

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


Swans On The Tweed Image
A Family Of Swans On The Tweed At Kelso


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