Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Lochaber Lass

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE LOCHABER LASS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Alasdair Brown Cathkin Collection

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance reels of 3 on opposite side with all 3 couples crossing down from 1st place
9-16 1s lead down (2s step up 11-12); 1L dances under 1M's right arm to change sides and they lead up to end BtoB in centre facing own sides
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance Double Triangles, 2s and 3s pass partner RSh bars 19-20 (skip change) while 1s dance round each other. 1s end facing 3rd corner (position)
25-32 1s+3rd corners dance Corner pass and turn, 1s pass RSh to face 4th corners (position); 1s+4th corners dance Corner pass and turn and 1s end in 2nd place own side

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

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