Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Aberdeen Hunt

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ABERDEEN HUNT (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Ron Wallace

1- 8 1s+2s dance Tourbillon:-
' 1s and 2s ½ turn partners 2H, 1M and 2L lead partners by nearer hand 1 place clockwise (end 1s on Ladies' side and 2s Men's side), 1s set to 2s
' 1s and 2s ½ turn partners 2H and lead partners clockwise to 2s in 1st place and 1s in 2nd place then both cross RH to own sides. 213
9-16 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides (RSh to 4th corner) and ½ reels of 3 across (LSh to 1st corner) and end facing 3rd corner (pstn)
17-20 1s set to 3rd corners, right about turn and dance into corner behind them while 3rd corners (pstns) dance in and turn right about to face 1s
21-24 1s+corners set and corners turn right about and dance into corner behind them while 1s dance in and turn right about to face 4th corner (pstns)
25-32 Repeat bars 17-24 ending with 1s crossing RSh to 2nd place own sides

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


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