Scottish Country Dance InstructionKILKENNY CASTLE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 2
1- 8 1s+2s set, 1s cross RH and cast 1 place (2s step up), 1s dance in to meet partner and face down, 1s turn 3s with nearer hand to face up
9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dancing in and up between 2s to start)
17-24 1s petronella turn to middle as 2L+3L and 2M+3M change place RH, set in lines across, 1s petronella turn to sides as 2s+3s cross RH and set on sides
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L (1M crossing down and 1L crossing up)
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 2
Strathspey 8 x 32 bars 3 Couple Repeat 4 Couple Set Longwise Set
1-2 1s2s set on the sides;
3-6 1s cross, cast and meet between 3s;
7-8 1L3M turn by the right WHILE 1M3L turn by the left, 1s finishing in 2nd place on opposite sides facing in and up;
9-16 2s1s3s mirror reels of 3 on the sides, 2s finishing facing down, 3s up;
17-18 1s petronella turn to the centre line WHILE 2M3M 2L3L cross by the right on the sides;
19-20 3M1M3L (facing down) 2M1L2L (facing up) set;
21-22 1s petronella turn to their own sides in 2nd place WHILE 3s 2s cross by the right;
23-24 3L1M2L (on Mn's side) 3M1L2M (on Ls' side) set;
25-32 3s1s2s diagonal rights and lefts, 1L starting diagonally up, 1M starting diagonally down.
(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
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Dance Instruction VideosKilkenny Castle - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationKilkenny Castle is a castle in Kilkenny, Ireland, built in 1195 by William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke to control a fording-point of the River Nore and the junction of several routeways.
It was a symbol of Norman occupation and in its original thirteenth-century condition it would have formed an important element of the defences of the town with four large circular corner towers and a massive ditch, part of which can still be seen today on the Parade.
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