Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Winding River Of Glen Coe

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WINDING RIVER OF GLEN COE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Holger Schuckelt Borderland Dances

1- 6 1s+2s dance 6 bars of Tourbillon:
   1s and 2s ½ turn partners 2H, 1M and 2L lead partners by nearer hand 1 place clockwise (end 1s on Ladies' side and 2s Men's side), 1s set to 2s
   1s and 2s ½ turn partners 2H and lead partners clockwise to 2s in 1st place and 1s in 2nd place. (2)(1)3
7- 8 2s cross RH while 1s turn 1¼ LH and pull back LSh to face 2nd corner
9-12 1s change places RH with 2nd corners while 1st corners set. 1s and 1st corners chase ¼ clockwise while 2nd corners turn ¾ LH to face 3rd corners
13-20 Repeat bars 9-12 two times to finish 132 on Men's side and 321 on Ladies' side
21-24 All turn opposite person RH
25-32 All dance 3 couple Bourrel:
   25-28 1M+2L also 3M+1L set advancing and ¾ turn 2H and twirl to line up/down middle while 2M and 3L chase ¾ anticlockwise to face them
   29-32 All set and turn 2H to own sides. 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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