Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ben Wyvis

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BEN WYVIS (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Kathleen Dunbar Rose and Thistle

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast and turn LH
9-16 1s dance RH across L with 2s and M with 3s, pass RSh and dance LH across
17-24 1s face 2M, set and form arch as 2M sets and dances under arch and out to left and 2L sets and crosses over, 1s face 3L and repeat (3M crossing)
25-32 1s face 3L and repeat (3L crossing), 1s face 2M and repeat (2L crossing)
33-40 1s pass LSh to 1st corners and dance LSh reels of 3 across (L with 2s and M with 3s)

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

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Ben Wyvis (from the Scottish Gaelic: Beinn Uais meaning "Hill of Terror") is a mountain located in Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty, Highland, in northern Scotland, north-west of Dingwall.

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