A Celtic Border

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Dance details

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Name: A Celtic Border Type: Strathspey Times & Bars: 4 X 32
Set: 4 Couple Longwise Minimum couples required 4
Devised by: Derek Haynes Year[1]
Published in: The Fifth Carnforth Collection of Scottish Country Dances
Music: "Agnes Lowden"


Dance instructions

Dance instructions

1 - 8 All set, cross right hand, set & cross back right hand.
9 - 16 All dance quadruple figure of eight (1s & 2s cross down and 3s & 4s cast up to start).
17 - 24 1s cross right hand, cast off 1 place, cross left hand and cast off to bottom.
25 - 32 All dance 8 hands round & back.

Notes

"I am indebted to my wife Maureen for suggesting the last 16 bars as an improved ending to this dance."[2]

References

  1. Year denotes the year in which the dance was devised or first published
  2. Note from the original dance instructions published in The Fifth Carnforth Collection of Scottish Country Dances