Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Pentland Hills

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PENTLAND HILLS (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Gaye Collin From Paper To Pearl

1- 8 1s+2s turn 1½ RH to face down in middle in Allemande hold. 1s+2s dance down, cross below 3s, cast up on own sides. 213
9-12 2s+3s turn RH (2 bars) and set (nearer hands joined with partner) facing down/up while 1s cross RH, dance through 1st corner position casting to 2nd place own side (1L facing down, 1M facing up)
13-16 2s+1s+3s chase clockwise ½ way to opposite sides. Bars 15-16 1s turn RH to face 1st corner positions
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners (position), 1s pass RSh, dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners (position) Finish in 2nd place own side
25-32 2s+1s dance all-round (Diamond) Poussette

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

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