Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

MacDhais Of Tulloch

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MACDHAIS OF TULLOCH (M1x(S1x64+R1x64)) Sq.Set Lily Davison Light's Vision

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-10 All Men dance behind Lady on their left and finish 1 place Anticlockwise facing Lady just passed
11-16 All set Highland Schottische Setting (4 bars) and turn RH
17-24 Repeat bars 9-16
25-40 All Ladies repeat bars 9-24 dancing behind Men on their Right and turning LH
41-48 All dance ½ Grand Chain with setting (RH to partner, LH to next dancer then set to next dancer before pass RH, LH and setting to partner)
49-56 Double reels of 4 across the dance.
Men dance in to begin giving LH in the middle while Ladies dance into their partner's place to begin reel. All finish facing corners
57-64 All turn corners RH then turn partner LH twice

1-56 Repeat bars 1-56 of Strathspey, on bars 11-16 set once and turn for 4 bars
57-64 All Tulloch Swing turn with partners, 4 bars each way.

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

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