Scottish Country Dance InstructionThe Hilkadans
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 6:
4x32 bar Strathspey
4-couple dance in square set
1-8 HEAD COUPLES WHEEL: head couples dance right hands across, then left hands across ending in the middle facing the corner who step to the corner on Bars 5-6;
9-24 INTERSECTING DIAGONAL REELS OF 4: pass corner by the right shoulder (2 bars), side couples dance ¾ left hand wheel in the middle AS head couples dance clockwise to the next corner around the outside of the set (2 bars); REPEAT 3 more times ending back in original places facing clockwise;
25-26 CHASE CLOCKWISE ONE PLACE around the set;
27-32 TURN AND SET: turn partner by the right hand and set facing the centre.
Repeat 3 times.
(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)
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