Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Portincaple Oak

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PORTINCAPLE OAK (M-(S32+R32)) Sq.Set Anne Thorn Magic of Music Book 2

Strathspey
1- 8 1s+3s+2s+4s dance interlocking Ladies' Chain (Ladies RH across in centre)
9-16 All face partner, set and turn RH; all set and turn corner LH. All end in place, Ladies facing out
17-24 All dance 8 bars Schiehallion Reel (all moved 2 places clockwise from start position. 3421)
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

Reel
1- 8 Repeat 1-32 above in reel time

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


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This dance, The Portincaple Oak was devised by Anne Thorn for Ian Hall.

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