>I would appreciate getting instructions to Polharrow Burn >by private e-mail. I don't have the Glendarroch Scottish >Dance Sheets by Foss -- and the Gatlinburg dances will be >over before I can get them with snail mail. Help! >
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Hope the following from my notes will help.
32-bar Reel for Five Couples
1 -4 1's and 3's cross right hands and cast off one place [2's and 4's
5-8 They then dance a half figure of 8 round 2' and 4's
9-16 1's and 3's turn right hands once round and then left hands once
round, to finish facing first corners.
MEANWHILE: Top and bottom couples [2's and 5's] cross with right
hands and chase: top couple down behind women to bottom, and
bottom couple up behind men to the top of the set.
17-20 A diagonal half reel of four:
1's with 5M and 4W
3's with 4M and 2W
21-24 A diagonal half reel of four:
1's with 2W and 5W
3's with 2M and 5M
25-28 A half diagonal reel of four:
1's with 4W and 2M
3's with 5W and 4M
29-32 1's and 3's turn right hands and cast off one place on own sides [4's
and 5's step up]
FINISH: 2 4 1 5 3
John Wood (902) 835-5154
John Wood, RSCDS Teacher, Bedford, N.S.
"Now for drinks, Now for some dancing, With a good beat"