Land Of The Heather Hills
Scottish Country Dance InstructionLAND OF THE HEATHER HILLS (S4x32) 4C set Barry Priddey Capercallie Book
2 chords - on 2nd chord 3s and 4s cross to opposite sides
1- 8 1s and 4s set, 1L followed by partner cast to dance Fig of 8 on Ladies' side round 2L+3M and end diagonally facing 2M (partner behind her) while 4L followed by partner cast to dance Fig of 8 round 3L+2M and ends diagonally facing 3M (2s and 3s step up/down on bars 7-8)
9-16 1s+4s dance ½ diagonal Alternating Tandem reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1s+4s pass LSh (½ turning other partner LH) and dance a ½ Alternating Tandem reel of 4 with 2nd corners and end passing LSh (½ turning other partner) and face 1st corners
17-24 1s+4s repeat above reels, pass LSh and ½ turn other partner to end singly on opposite sides (from which they started) order 2(1)4(3)
25-32 All dance ½ reels of 4 on sides, 1s+4s do not pass LSh but turn 2H to (3)(1)42, all set and cross RH
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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