Six Mile Road From Pitlochry
Scottish Country Dance InstructionSIX MILE ROAD FROM PITLOCHRY (M-4x(S32+R32)) 4C set Amanda Peart The Sunday Class 1
1- 8 1s and 4s dance in and cast off 1 place, 1s RH ½ turn, Lady turning to left under Man's arm and ½ turn RH back to original places while 4s dance similarly LH
9-16 1M and 4M cast up/down into centre of set as 1L and 4L dance in nearer hands joined, drop hands to face partners; 1s+2s+3s+4s set, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across
17-24 1s+4s dance reel of 4 Up&Down centre finishing on opposite sides. 2(1)(4)3
25-32 2s+1s also 4s+3s circle 4H round to Left; 4s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s. 2(1)43
1- 8 1s+4s dance double Fig of 8, start 1s casting as 4s cross up, 1M+4L (facing down) and 1L+4M (facing up) take promenade hold
9-24 All dance 4x½ Reels of 3 on sides (to right to start, then left, right and left) with 1s+4s changing partners in centre at end of each ½ Reel to progress Men clockwise and Ladies anticlockwise. End in centre 1s facing down and 4s facing up
25-32 1s dance down between 4s, turning 4s with nearer hand 1½ times (4s end 2nd place); 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s. 2413
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
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Dance InformationThis dance, Six Mile Road From Pitlochry, was devised after a Scottish dancing holiday in Pitlochry where a lot of 'Six Mile Road' Merlot (wine) was consumed.
Pitlochry is a burgh in the council area of Perth and Kinross, Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Its success as a tourist resort was due to Queen Victoria visiting the area in 1842, and the arrival of the railway in 1863.
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