Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Hillpark

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HILLPARK (S4x40) 4C set James McMillan SCDs by James McMillan 2011
2 chords - 2nd chord 3s and 4s cross to opposite side

1- 4 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ Double Figure of 8 (1s/4s cross down/up, 2s/3s dance up/down)
5- 8 1s and 4s turn partner 1½ RH while 2s+3s change places on side turning 1½ LH
9-12 1s+3s also 2s+4s dance ½ Double Figure of 8(1s/4s cross down/up, 2s/3s dance up/down)
13-16 1s and 4s turn partner 1½ RH while 3s+2s change places on side turning 1½ LH
17-24 All dance Grand Chain, 1s and 4s cross, 2s+3s change places on side to start. Omit polite turns
25-28 All ½ turn partner RH flowing into 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance ½ RH across;
29-32 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance ½ LH across, all chase 2 places round anticlockwise
33-40 1s+4s set, petronella in tandem; 1s+4s Set&Link across to end. 24(1)(3)

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


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Dance Information

This dance, Hillpark, is a strathspey composed by the late Jimmy McMillan for the class at Hillpark, which he taught for many years.

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