Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Glenburn's Welcome

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GLENBURN'S WELCOME (J8x32) 3C (4C set) James McMillan SCDs by James McMillan

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up), 1s dance ½ Figure of 8 (1M up round 2s, 1L down round 3s) and end facing 1st corners
9-12 Dance to Corners and Set (4 bars):
   Couple in middle change places with corners passing RSh, corners pass RSh in middle with a ¼ turn to right to face next corner while supporting corners set (2 bars). Repeat 1 more time to end with 2nd corners in the middle facing 1s (in 3rd corner position) as 1s set.
13-16 1s+2nd corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4, 2nd corners pass RSh to face 1st corners (in 2nd corner pstn)
17-20 Repeat Dance to Corners and Set (bars 9-12): End 1s facing 2nd corners (in 3rd corner pstn)
21-24 1s+corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4. 1s end facing 1st corner (pstn)
25-32 1s+corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4, 1s turn RH to 2nd place own side. 213

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


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This dance, Glenburn's Welcome, is a jig written by the late Jimmy McMillan for the Glenburn Class which he taught.

It was demonstrated by members of the class at the Glasgow Branch Dance in memory of Jimmy on 23 March 2018.



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