Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Porter Is Passed

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PORTER IS PASSED (S4x40) Sq.Set John Wood Nova Scotia Collection 2017
On chord form a circle to bow/curtsey across set

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 All set to partner, Petronella turn and set again, all ½ turn partner RH ready for...
17-20 Men dance ½ LH across while Ladies chase clockwise into partner's place, Men ½ turn opposite Lady to bring Ladies into centre for...
21-24 Ladies dance ½ LH across while Men chase clockwise into Ladies' place, all turn partner RH into square set facing partner
25-32 All dance ½ Grand Chain; all turn partner 2H, all ½ turn corner into promenade hold facing anticlockwise
33-40 All promenade anticlockwise to Man's original place (now 1M+2L, 2M+3L, 3M+4L, 4M+1L)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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