Lochnagar

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Dance details

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Name: Lochnagar Type: Reel Times & Bars: 8 X 32
Set: 4 Couple Longwise Minimum couples required 3
Devised by: Derek Haynes Year[1] 1991
Published in: The First Carnforth Collection of Scottish Country Dances
Music: "The New Town of Edinburgh" by Iain MacPhail

Dance instructions

1 - 4 1s dance down the middle of the set and set.
5 - 8 1s dance up the middle of the set, cast off into 2nd place and cross (passing left shoulder) to 1st corners.
9 - 12 1s turn 1st corners right hand then pass each other right shoulder to face their partners 1st corner.
13 - 16 1s turn their partners 1st corners left hand then pass each other left shoulder to face their own 2nd corners.
17 - 20 1s turn their own 2nd corners right hand then pass each other right shoulder to face their partners 2nd corner.
21 - 24 1s turn their partners 2nd corners left hand and finish back to back in the middle of the set facing their own side.
25 - 32 1s dance double triangles with the 2s & 3s finishing in 2nd place on their own sides.


Notes

References

  1. Year denotes the year in which the dance was devised or first published