Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mrs Hamilton Of Eaglemount

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MRS HAMILTON OF EAGLEMOUNT (S3x40) 3C set Jean Noble Golden Ghillies

1- 8 1s+2s Set+Link and dance RH across
9-16 1s+3s Set+Link and dance RH across
17-24 1s set and dance up to top, 1s cast to face 1st corners
25-32 1s set to 1st corners, pull back RSh and turn partner RH to face 2nd corners, set to 2nd corners and turn partner RH to face out own side
33-40 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides giving RSh to 3rd corners (Man up, Lady down) and end changing places with 3s (Men LH, Ladies RH)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Dance Information

The signature tune, "Oor Lassie Frae Lossie", was composed by Bobby Brown specifically for the dance and the title refers to the deviser, Jean Noble, who is originally from Lossiemouth.

Oor Lassie Frae Lossie Image
We are grateful to Laird Brown, the copyright holder, for permission to reproduce this name tune here

Dance Information by R Lockhart.
Additional search terms: Eaglemont.

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