Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Hurricane Watch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HURRICANE WATCH (R6x32) 2C (3C set) C Beadell Eight Dances for Anne Hueser

1- 8 1s+2s dance DoSiDo with partners, 1s+2s dance RH across
9-16 1s+2s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s cast to start, 2s cross up); all dance DoSiDo on the sides
17-24 All petronella into center in succession (2 bars each) 1M then 1L, 2M, 2L
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ reel of four; turn partner RH 1¼ to own sides

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


Dance Information

This reel, Hurricane Watch, is dedicated to those Florida dancers who turn up for class whatever the weather.

Hurricane Image
On The Fury Of Cyclones And Hurricanes, Olaus Magnus, c. 1555


Image Copyright Olaus Magnus [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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