Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Whitewater On The James

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WHITEWATER ON THE JAMES (R8x32) 3C (4C set) M Turner

1- 8 1s and 3s ½ turn and twirl to opposite sides, 1s+2s+3s set, 1s and 3s cross RH
9-16 1s+2s Set and Rotate:-
' Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place)
17-24 1s set to person on right and change places LH, 1s with person opposite petronella turn into middle and set
25-28 1s change places with other person RH, while 2L and 3M dance round to right into middle to face partner and all change places with partner LH
29-32 2s+1s+3s petronella turn to own sides and set

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


Dance Information

The James River is a 348 miles (560 km) long river in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Whitewater On The James Image
The James River


Dance Information licensed under this Creative Commons Licence.
Text from this original James River article on Wikipedia.
Image Copyright Thea Ganoe

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Whitewater On The James' page