Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Over The Hill (Drewry)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OVER 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&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&Turn with 2nd corners (position), pull back RSh to end BtoB in centre facing opposite sides
25-28 1s dance RSh round 1st corners (position), dance down/up middle, ½ turn RH and retain RH facing up while 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



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