Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tappie Tourie (Drewry)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TAPPIE TOURIE (R96) Sq.Set John Drewry Donside Book

1- 4 1s+3s set and chase clockwise ¼ way
5- 8 1s+3s dance ½ RH across and chase clockwise back to places while 2s+4s set and chase anticlockwise ¼ way into longways set (1)(2) 4 3
9-16 All dance reels of 4s up/down
17-24 1s +2s and 4s+3s RH across, 2s+4s dance ½ LH across and chase anticlockwise back to original places dancing into promenade hold
25-32 2s dance reel of 3 (up/down) with 1M+3L as 4s reels with 3M+1L and all end in original places
33-64 All repeat bars 1-32 but with 4s+2s leading and reeling across set
65-72 All Set&Link, dance Schiehallion reel ¼ way (Ladies leading)
73-80 All Set&Link, dance Schiehallion reel ¼ way (Men leading)
81-88 All dance ½ interlocking reels of 4 giving LH in centre and end turning partner RH to original places
89-96 All circle 8H round and back

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


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Also see the dance Tappie Tourie (Priddey) by Barry Priddey.

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