Dance The Lammermuir Hills 3678

Strathspey · 32 bars · 2 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Roy Goldring
Intensity
88 66 66 88 = 87% (1 turn), 60% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Knot 2 couples (KNOT;2C;)
  • Poussette - standard (POUSS;PV;)
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
The Lammermuir Hills can be ...

The Lammermuir Hills can be found south-east of Edinburgh, where they form the boundary between East Lothian and the Borders. They are not particularly high (up to 535 m or so) but steep and impassable in many places. The main road from Edinburgh to England takes a detour around them rather than going across.

The hills provide the setting for Sir Walter Scott's novel The Bride of Lammermoor as well as Gaetano Donizetti's opera Lucia di Lammermoor (which is based on the novel).

NameArtistAlbumMediaTrkTypeTimePaceClipTunes
Well's House Muriel Johnstone's Band Haste Ye Back CD 9 S32 88:32 64.0 [S] Miss Margaret Anderson/Linda Gaul/Castlecraigs/Miss Wilma Miller

The Lammermuir Hills 2/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c Poussette
9–
1W+2M change places RH, cast clw round P to own places ; 1c+2c RHA
17–
1M+2W change places LH, cast cclw round P to own places ; 1c+2c LHA
25–
1c+2c Knot

The Lammermuir Hills 2/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette
9-16
1L+2M cross RH & cast behind partners back to original places, 1s+2s dance RH across
17-24
1M+2L cross LH & cast behind partners back to original places, 1s+2s dance LH across
25-32
1s+2s dance the Knot

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Added on: Aug. 28, 2012, 8:06 a.m.
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