Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Heights Of Rechberg

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HEIGHTS OF RECHBERG (R4x32) 4C set Adrian Conrad Odd Half Dozen

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH while 2s+3s dance ½ RH across, all set to partners; (1)(3)(2)(4) All turn 1½ RH, retain partner's RH (backs to own sides)
9-16 "Spiral Exchange":
 1s+3s and 2s+4s dance RH across once round (3 bars only), then 3M leads 3L, 1L, 1M in chase down Men's side and anticlockwise round bottom to end in "U" shape at bottom in 3L/4L/4M/3M places, while
 2L leads 2M, 4M, 4L up Ladies' side and anticlockwise round top to end in "U" shape at top (2M/1M/1L/2L places)
 2s and 1s on Men's side, 4s and 3s on Ladies' side, all facing partners, Men facing down, Ladies facing up
17-24 Reels of 4 on sides, all ending on sidelines
25-32 2s+4s and 1s+3s circle 4H round to left 1¼ times (4 bars) to end (2) (4) (1) (3); opening out to circle 8H ½ round to own sides. 3142

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

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