Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Falls Of Clyde

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FALLS OF CLYDE (M-(S64+R64)) Round The Room Mary Shoolbraid Brandon Honolulu Book
Round the room dance, 3 facing 3

1- 8 All set Highland Schottische, dance DoSiDo with opposite dancer
9-16 Middle dancers (passing LSh) dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with opposite person on their right, pass LSh in middle to dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with opposite person on their left. All finish on opposite sides.
17-24 Middle dancers dance RH across with partner on their right and opposite person. Repeat dancing LH across with partner on left and opposite person
25-32 All circle 6H round ½ way to left (to original places), all advance passing other dancer RSh to meet next trio
33-64 Repeat bars 1-32 with next trio

1-64 Repeat above but set twice in place of Highland Schottische and end 6H round and back

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

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The Falls of Clyde is the collective name given to four waterfalls on the River Clyde near New Lanark, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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Falls Of Clyde

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