Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Mary Rose Hornpipe

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MARY ROSE HORNPIPE (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Douglas G Skinner

1- 8 1M+2M+3M (arms folded) advance and retire (pas-de-basque), 1L+2L+3L cross and dance RSh round partner back to place while Men beat time
9-16 1s cross RH, cast 1 place to give RH to partner and LH to 1st corner, Balance-in-Line and turn corner LH to end 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 1s set, cross RH, cast 1 place (Man up and Lady down) to give RH to partner and LH to 2nd corner and Balance-in-Line
25-32 1s dance LH across (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s), 2s+1s+3s turn RH into prom hold
33-40 2s+1s+3s Promenade

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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