Dance The Highlandman's Umbrella 2935

Reel · 32 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: 4123)

Devised by
Anna Campbell Holden
Intensity
6666 6666 5555 8888 = 78% (1 turn), 78% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
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Extra info
The Highlandman's Umbrella was ...

The Highlandman's Umbrella was a nickname for the railway bridge of Glasgow Central Station which could be used to shelter from the rain.

According to George Watt (on the strathspey mailing list) "there is a song by the Alexander Brothers, The Heilanman's Umbrella. This was also recorded by Andy Stewart (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BX8ZKtndqtM). And there is, or was, a great wee music shop under the bridge that has an amazing selection of Scottish Dance CDs."

The Highlandman's Umbrella 4S · R32

1–
All C in promhold A&R ; all W cast behind P and dance one place clw.
9–
All new pairs in promhold A&R ; all M men cast behind P and dance one place cclw.
17–
All set to new partner, 1M+3M cross LH ; 2M+4M cross LH, all set to own P.
25–
All circle8 and back.

The Highlandman's Umbrella 4S · R32

1-8
All 4 couples in prom hold advance 2 steps to centre & retire, all Ladies cast 1 place clockwise
9-16
All with new partners Adv+Ret, all Men cast 1 place anticlockwise
17-24
All set to new partners, 1M+3M change places LH, 2M+4M change places LH & all set to own partners
25-32
All circle 8H round & back

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