Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Round Churn

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

The 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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