The Round Churn
Scottish Country Dance InstructionThe Round Churn
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Gaelic College SCD Book 7: Around A Dozen
32 bar Strathspey
One circle of couples, women on right of partner
1-8 SET AND PETRONELLA TWICE: with partner, ending in partner's place;
9-16 SET AND LA BARATTE: with partner: end in original places;
17-24 HIGHLAND SETTING: Set to partner with a Highland setting step;
25-32 CIRCULAR REEL OF 4: Dance a reel of 4 starting by passing partner by the right, the next person by the left, and the next by the right, then pull right shoulder back to dance the reel of 4 back (end by turning partner with right hand and progressing to next person: women progress clockwise AS men progress anticlockwise).
Repeat with new partner.
(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)
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