Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Penny Whistle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PENNY WHISTLE (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Ann Dix Reel Friends 1

1- 8 1s petronella turn into centre and set while 2s step up and set, 1s+2s RH across and end in line across (1s BtoB in the middle facing opposite partner)
9-16 1s+2s reel of 4 across ending on own sides with 1s in 2nd place
17-24 1s followed by 2s dance 4 slip steps down middle and set, 1s and 2s dance down 1 more step and 2s leading cast up own side
25-32 2s+1s R&L

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

The penny whistle or tin whistle is a simple, six-holed woodwind instrument in the same category as the recorder.

Penny Whistle
Penny Whistles

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