Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Cairnsmore Of Carsphairn

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CAIRNSMORE OF CARSPHAIRN (S5x32) 5C set Hugh Foss Glendarroch SD Sheets

1- 8 1s+2s+3s+4s cross RH, 1s+2s also 3s+4s ½ circle 4H left, 1s+4s+3s+5s cross LH, 1s+4s also 3s+5s ½ circle 4H right. 24153
9-16 All dance ½ Grand Chain (2s at top cross) for 6 bars (to 35142 on opposite sides), 3s+1s (1st and 3rd place) ¾ turn 2H into middle while other couples full turn 2H to sides
17-24 3s+1s dance ½ reel of 4 in centre, ½ circle 4H to left and turn RH to own sides. 35142
25-32 All ½ circle 10H to left for 6 bars, 3s and 1s turn RH while 5s, 4s and 2s ½ turn 2H all to own sides. 24153

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Cairnsmore of Carsphairn is a 797m high hill in the Southern Uplands of southern Scotland and is the highest hill in the Carsphairn hills.

Cairnsmore Of Carsphairn
Snow Covered Cairnsmore Of Carsphairn

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