Scottish Country Dance InstructionAllemande Round
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Gaelic College SCD Book 7: Around A Dozen
32 bar Reel
One Circle of couples, women on right of partner
1-8 IN AND OUT: women advance and retire twice AS men set, advance, retire and set;
9-16 SET AND TURN: set to partner (4 bars: Pas be basque twice or highland step), and turn partner twice round by the right with right arm with Tulloch hold (elbow grip);
17-24 GRAND CHAIN: starting passing partner by the right dance a Grand Chain 2 steps to each hand;
25-32 TURN AND ALLEMANDE: turn the 5th person once round with right hand ending in allemande hold to dance anticlockwise around the circle for 4 bars.
Repeat with new partner.
(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)
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