Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Peter White

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PETER WHITE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Alec Hay 20 SCDs

1- 8 1s cross down to dance reels of 3 on opposite sides and end facing 1st corners
9-12 1s set to 1st corners, dance round each other into 3rd corner places while 1st corners dance in and twirl to face their original places
13-16 1st corner persons set to 1s, dance round each other into 3rd corner places while 1s dance into centre and twirl to face 2nd corners
17-24 1s repeat 9-16 with 2nd corners and end facing 1st corners (pstn)
25-32 1s+1st corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4, pass RSh and dance ½ reel with 2nd corners and end passing RSh to 2nd places

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


Dance Notes

Bars 9-24 of this dance are known as the figure, Peter White Reel.

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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