Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BALLINDALLOCH (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Summer Collection 88

1- 8 1s ½ turn RH moving down to 2nd place, set and turn 2H 1¼ times to face 4th corners
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s) and end ½ turning 4th corners 2H to face in diagonal (nearer hands joined) while other corners set
17-24 1s+4th corners set and dance ½ RH across while other corners dance anticlockwise ½ way, 1s (in 2nd place) joining with other corner set and dance ½ LH across while other corners dance clockwise ½ way
25-32 2s+1s+3s set, petronella turn and turn partner 2H to places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Ballindalloch is a small village on the River Spey in Scotland.

It is known for its whisky distilleries and for Ballindalloch Castle currently the home of the MacPherson-Grant family.

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Ballindalloch Castle

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