Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Bag O' Shells

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Bag O' Shells 8x32 Strathspey for 2C by Sue McKinnell

1-8 1C and 2C dance the knot.
9-16 2C and 1C dance the bourrel.
17-24 1C set, petronella, set, turn RH to end in a line across the dance, 1W facing 2M and 1M facing 2W. 2C cast up on bars 7-8 of the phrase.
25-32 1C and 2C dance a reel of 4 across the dance, 1C ending in 2nd place and 2C ending in 1st place.


(Dance crib compiled by the deviser Sue McKinnell, 2018)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Suggested music is The Marquis of Lorne from Muckle Carfuffle.

(Dance information by the deviser, Sue McKinnell)

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