Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Miss Eleanor

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MISS ELEANOR (S3x32) 3C Set Ann Dix RSCDS Book 49

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance Mirror (Reflection) reels of 3 on sides (1s in/down to start)
9-16 1s set, cast (2s step up) and turn RH. 1L casts to 3rd place, 1M casts up to 1st place (2M steps down and 3L steps up)
17-24 All dance 3 couple Bourrel:
 17-20 1M+3L also 2M+1L set advancing and ¾ turn 2H to line up/down middle then pull back RSh turning to face own partners as 3M and 2L chase anticlockwise to face them
 21-24 All set and turn 2H to own sides. 312
25-32 3s+1s+2s circle 6H round and back

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

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This strathspey, Miss Eleanor, was devised by Ann Dix from the Berks/Hants/Surrey Border Branch for Eleanor, Ann Dix's granddaughter.

Grandmother And Granddaughter
"Grandmother And Granddaughter" Lovis Corinth (1858-1925), Expressionism, c. 1919

Image copyright Lovis Corinth (public domain), via WikiArt.

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