Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

McKeown's Hornpipe

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MCKEOWN'S HORNPIPE (R8x40) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Canadian Book

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast, cross up and cast to 2nd place while 2s ½ turn RH, dance up, cast and cross up to top places
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s in and down to start)
17-24 1s petronella turn and set twice while 2s and 3s cast (½ place) and join hands on sides, cross (Ladies dance under Men's arch) and 3s dance to top as 2s to 3rd place and cross RH to own side
25-32 1s petronella turn and set twice back to places while 2s and 3s repeat previous Fig but ½ turn partner at end
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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