Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Half Petronella

The Half petronella Figure is exactly half of the Figure, Petronella, taking 8 bars.

When performed by a Scottish Country Dance Couple from their Original Places in a Longwise set, they Finish having Exchanged Places; the diagrams show the Travelling movements in the 1st and 5th bars of the Figure, respectively.

For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Half petronella, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Brechin Lassies
Marjorie's Moments
Royal Navy Hornpipe

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