Over The Hill (Drewry)
Scottish Country Dance InstructionOVER THE HILL (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Donside Book
1- 4 1s lead down to 3rd place, cross and cast up to 2nd place while 2s set and cross RH to 3rd place while 3s cast up to 1st place and cross RH. (3)(1)(2)
5- 8 3s+1s+2s dance ½ reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides (3s out/down, 1s nearer hands joined dance in/up, 2s out/up) 3s end facing out. (2)(1)(3)
9-12 1s and 3s dance ½ double Fig of 8 across (1s cross down, 3s dance up to start)
13-16 1s nearer hands joined dance up to top, cast to end BtoB in centre in 2nd place facing opposite sides while 2s dance down sides, dance in/up and cross to top place own sides
17-20 1s dance Corner pass and turn with 1st corners (position), pull back RSh to end BtoB in centre 1L facing up, 1M facing down
21-24 1s dance Corner pass and turn with 4th corners (position), pull back RSh to end BtoB in centre facing opposite sides
25-28 1s dance RSh round 3rd corners (position), dance down/up middle, ½ turn RH and retain RH facing up while all corners advance diagonally, briefly form circle and retire to place
29-32 1s continue RH turn 1¼ to 2nd place own sides
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance InformationAlso see the dance Over The Hill (Haynes) by Derek Haynes.
Also see the dance Over The Hill (Tavener) by Janet Tavener.
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