Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Hands Round To The Right Halfway

The Hands round to the right halfway Figure is exactly half of the full Hands round to the right; the dancers must take care to Finish Diagonally opposite the Positions in which they started the Figure.

When 3 or 4 Scottish Country Dancers are involved, only 2 bars are allocated; at a pinch, 6 dancers can cope in a Strathspey when the preceding Figure is conducive, as in bars 31-2 of John McAlpin though, for elegance, 4 bars are desirable for 6 or more dancers.

For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Hands round to the right halfway, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Garry Strathspey

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