Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gloomy Winter's Noo Awa'

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GLOOMY WINTER'S NOO AWA' (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Brockbank New Scotland 60th Anniversary

1- 8 1L followed by 1M casts and dances across to 2nd place opposite side (2s step up 3-4); 1s turn 1¾ LH
9-16 1L+2s also 1M+3s dance RH across; 1s pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple
17-20 1s pass LSh into 1s+1st corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4, 1s pass RSh and 1M curves round to follow 1L
21-24 2nd corners+1L+1M in tandem dance ½ diagonal reel of 3 (RSh to 3M)
25-28 1st corners (pstn)+1L+1M in tandem dance ½ diagonal reel of 3 (RSh to 3L place)
29-32 1s separate, 1L curves right to face 2nd corner (pstn) and 1s+2nd corners (pstn) dance ½ diagonal reel of 4. 1s end in 2nd place own side. 213

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


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Dance Information

Also see the dance The Gloomy Winter (Brockbank) by Ian Brockbank.

This dance, Gloomy Winter's Noo Awa', is a modified version (bars 9-16 amended) of "The Gloomy Winter" which Ian Brockbank also devised.



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