Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ladies Of The Glen

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LADIES OF THE GLEN (J4x32) 4C set Barry Priddey Anniversary Tensome
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s set, cast in 1 place, ½ turn partners RH into prom hold facing each other and turn to right to end 1s facing 2M and 3s facing 3M
9-16 1s+4s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners (end passing RSh to 1s face 3L and 4s face 2L) and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners and end with Men dancing across to other Lady who turns right about into prom hold with other Man
17-24 1M+4L and 4M+1L (prom hold) repeat ½ reel of 4 with 2M/3M, then with 3L/2L and end on sides facing partners in order 2413
25-32 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance R&L

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

Ladies Of The Glen
"Four Figures In A Landscape" John Duncan (1866-1945), c. 1930s

Image copyright (cropped) John Duncan / Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

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