Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Hurlingham Quadrangle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HURLINGHAM QUADRANGLE (M-(S64+R64)) Sq.Set Peter Knight

Strathspey
1- 8 All dance Grand Chain ½ way, set to and turn partners 2H
9-16 1s+3s dance RH across, 1s+3s, with Men, leading chase clockwise back to places
17-24 2s+4s repeat bars 9-16
25-32 All dance interlocking reels (Ladies leading) of 4 across giving LH in middle, Men end BtoB in centre facing opposite partner
33-40 All set and turn ¾ RH into promenade hold and all promenade anticlockwise ½ way (Men end in original places beside opposite partner)
41-48 All dance interlocking reels (Ladies leading) of 4 across giving LH in middle, Men end BtoB in centre facing own partner
49-56 All set and turn ¾ RH into promenade hold, and all promenade anticlockwise ½ way to original places
57-64 All circle 8H round and back

Reel
Repeat bars 1-64 in reel time

Note: Interlocking reels start with Ladies dancing ½ LH across while Men set (2 bars). Then Men dance ½ LH across while Ladies continue reel

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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