Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Duke Of Perth

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DUKE OF PERTH (Broun's Reel or Clean Pease Strae) (R8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 1

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast to 2nd place, turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s turn 1st corner, partner, 2nd corner and partner to face 1st corners
17-24 1s set to and turn 1st corner 2H, set to and turn 2nd corner
25-32 1s dance Reel of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corner and cross back to own sides. 213

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

Duke of Perth
Anon   RSCDS Book 1
Reel   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Longwise Set

  1-4   1s turn by the right and cast;

  5-8   1s turn by the left, finishing facing first corners;

  9-16 1s turn corner, partner, corner, partner;

17-20 1s set to first corners and turn both hands;

21-24 1s set to second corners and turn both hands;

25-30 2s1s3s reels of 3 on sides (left shoulder to first corners to start);

31-32 1s cross to own sides, finishing 2s1s3s.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)

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The title 'Duke of Perth' was given to James Drummond, fourth Earl of Perth by the exiled King James in 1695.

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