Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The New Petronella

Scottish Country Dance Instruction


1-16 1L+2L also 3M+4M dance full petronella around inside of set and return to own places
17-24 All Ladies dance RH across once round and turn partners LH 1½ times
25-32 All Men dance RH across and turn partners LH 1½ times
33-40 All Ladies dance a RH St Andrew's Cross with partner on left hand once round ending facing partner on sides holding 2H
41-48 All Poussette around set to original places
49-96 Repeat all of the above with 1M+2M and 3L+4L dancing bars 1-16

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

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