Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Silver Penny

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SILVER PENNY (S96) 4C set Beryl McGhee Imperial 3

1- 8 All set Highland Schottische, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance R&L (1 bar per hand)
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
17-24 All Petronella to opposite sides
25-32 1s+2s Petronella to own sides
33-48 All set, all set advancing for special Allemande, 1s+2s Allemande up while 3s+4s Allemande down - 2s end normally in 1st place - 1s and 4s pass RSh (to change places) 1s and 3s crossing to own sides, 4s+1s circle 4H round to left
49-56 4s+1s dance RH across ½ way, 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance LH across ½ way, 2s and 3s cross RH to own sides and all set
57-64 All dance 8H round and back
65-80 Repeat bars 1-16
81-96 All Petronella all Round

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Silver Penny
William I Silver Penny c. 1075

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