Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Three Sisters

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE THREE SISTERS (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry

1- 8 1L+2L+3L advance and retire and set; while Men set and advance and retire; 1s+2s+3s cross RH to opposite sides
9-16 All set; petronella turn to centre; turn partners 2H and petronella turn to place (1L+2M end face out)
17-24 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across dance (1M+2L pass LSh to start and 1L+2M pass partners RSh)
25-32 1s+2s dance the Rondel

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

Dance Information

Bidean nam Bian, lying to the south of Glen Coe, Highland, Scotland, is the highest point in the former county of Argyll.

The most noticeable features of Bidean nam Bian are the famous Three Sisters of Glen Coe, three steeply-sided ridges that extend north into the Glen.

Three Sisters
The Three Sisters - Glen Coe

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