Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

North To Inverness

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NORTH TO INVERNESS (S4x40) 4C set Margaret Rowe Rose and Thistle
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1L and 4L followed by partners cast 1 place into centre, 2s+1s also 4s+3s RH across
9-16 1s+4s LH across while corners chase clockwise to other end of set, 3s+1s also 4s+2s ½ Ladies' Chain
17-24 All ½ LSh reel of 4 on sides, Ladies set diagonal while 2M+4M also 1M+3M turn RH, 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance 1 place on clockwise to end facing partners
25-32 4L+2M and 3L+1M and 4M+2L and 3M+1L set and link on sides, end couples turn RH 1½ times while centre couples turn RH once to end 2413
33-40 All circle round and back

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

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Inverness (meaning "Mouth of the River Ness") is a city in the Scottish Highlands.

Inverness And The River Ness

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