Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

MacVicar's Hornpipe

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MACVICAR'S HORNPIPE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Barry Priddey Phantom Piper Set

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, 1s+2s dance ½ RH across while 3s cross RH; 2s+1s+3s set, 2s and 3s cross RH while 1s Petronella turn to face 1st corners
9-16 1s+1st corners dance ½ diag reel of 4, as 1s meet, pull back RSh to face 4th corners; 1s+4th corners dance ½ diag reel of 4, 1s meet, pull back RSh to face 3rd corners (pstn)
17-24 1s+3rd corners dance ½ diag reel of 4, as 1s meet, pull back RSh to face 2nd corners (pstn); 1s+2nd corners dance ½ diag reel of 4, 1s meet, pull back RSh to face 1st corners (pstn)
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (LSh to 1st corner to start) and cross RH to 2nd place own side bars 31-32
1s cross RH to 4th place end of 2nd time through

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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