Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


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PORTNACRAIG (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Linda Gaul RSCDS Book 36

1- 8 1s set and ½ turn 2H to face 2s, set and ½ turn 2s (1M+2L turn RH, 1L+2M turn LH) to end in 2nd place on opposite sides. 2(1)3
9-16 2s+1s+3s Adv&Ret 2 steps and circle 6H round ½ way to left. (3)1(2)
17-24 1s pass LSh, dance ½ RSh reels of 4 with 1st corners; pass LSh, dance ½ RSh reel of 4 with 2nd corners, end in 2nd place opposite sides. 2(1)3
25-32 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s and 2s+1s+3s turn RH

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

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Port-Na-Craig is a locality alongside the river Tummel in Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland.

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The River Tummel, Looking Towards The Dam At Portnacraig, Pitlochry

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