Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Maid Of Lorne

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MAID OF LORNE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) A Purdon Collection of 4 SCDs

1- 8 1s turn RH and cast 1 place, 1s turn LH 1¾ times to end BtoB in middle facing 3rd corner (pstn) while 2s+3s chase clockwise ½ way
9-16 1s set to corners and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 3rd corners into ½ reel of 3 on own sides (LSh to 4th corner position) to end facing 3rd corner (pstn)
17-24 1s repeat bars 9-16 but end facing each other (1L facing down to partner) 213
25-32 1s set and ¾ turn 2H to 2nd place opposite sides while 2s+3s dance ½ R&L, all dance Grand Chain ½ way. 213

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

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