Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Heather On The Mountain

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HEATHER ON THE MOUNTAIN (S3x32) 3C set Catharine Ward 1977 Dunedin Dances Book 1

1- 8 1L+2L+3L dance RSh round partners back to places, 1M+2M+3M repeat
9-16 1s+3s dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s (1s cross down to start), 1L+2L cross RH diagonally and 1L+3L cross LH
17-24 All circle 6H round to left, Men dance round to right as Ladies cast on 1 place left and all circle 6H round to right to original places
25-32 1s cross down to 2nd place while 2s cast up, 1s cast to 3rd places as 3s cross up, all turn partners 2H twice

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

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Devised for the 21st birthday of Martin Dunkerton (a past president of New Scotland).

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