Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Petronella Video

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Petronella - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video.
Performance Of Petronella - RSCDS Stirling, Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling, Scotland, 2001.


Petronella - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video.
Performance Of Petronella - The Graziani Family, Bologna, 2020.

Video Notes
The first repeat is danced with no modification; the others are variants giving more interest for 2nd couple.
The second repeat is danced with the following modifications for 2nd couple:

  1-16 Taking hands as appropriate, 2nd couple dance petronella in tandem with 1st couple.

17-24 2nd couple also lead down (preceding 1st couple) and up.

The third repeat is danced with the following modifications for 2nd couple:

  1-16 2nd couple also dance modified version of petronella (as in Lea Rig).

17-24 2nd couple also lead down (preceding 1st couple) and up.


Petronella - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video.
Performance Of Petronella (One Couple Version) - The Graziani Family, Bologna, 2020.

Video Notes
The first repeat is danced as for 1st couple without modification.
The second repeat is danced as for 2nd couple with the following modifications:

  1-24 Danced here as 1st couple; as a more formal educational exercise which requires more awareness of the music when ghosts replace 1st couple, stand for bars 1-23 and step in on bar 24 ready for the allemande from 2nd place.


Petronella - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video.
Performance Of Petronella - Saint Andrew Society Of Western Australia, 2011.


Petronella - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video.
Performance Of Petronella - SCD Group, Hong Kong, 2009.


Petronella - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Video.
Animated Characters Performing Petronella - DancieMaetion, Imagination Processing.


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