Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Golden Hornpipe

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GOLDEN HORNPIPE (R4x32) 4C set Wesley Clindinning Canada's Irish Rover

1- 4 1s and 3s dance down between couple below them and cast back to places
5- 8 All dance back to back with right arm over left (Hornpipe style)
9-12 2s and 4s dance up between couple above them and cast back to place.
13-16 Repeat bars 5-8
17-20 1s slip step down for 2 bars, up for 2 bars, open up hands to face out for
21-24 1s weave down to 4th place. 2s+3s+4s step up bars 23-24
25-32 All set, circle left for 3 bars. Bar 30: All dance into centre with left foot, pull back RSh to face out. Bar 31-32: All spiral out and chase clockwise to own sides. 2341

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

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