AMERICAN PETRONELLA

 

Music: MH 1067

 

1,3,5,7, active Do Not Cross Over

 

Actives balance or set to right and

 

left in place. (Use pas de basque or

 

pigeon wings.)

 

Turn quarter turn to own right.

 

Balance and turn again to right.

 

Balance and turn again to right.

 

You should now be in original place.

 

Down the center and back

 

Cast off and Right and Left Four.

 

 

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(Scottish Country Dancing, Lilian Ross

Miami Valley Folk Dancers, January, 1956)

MVFD Syllabus Collection Copyright Miami Valley Folk Dancers 2004

 

 

 

 

SCOTTISH PETRONELLA

 

 

Music: (Beltona Bl. 2485-A)

 

Bars:

1-2 First woman moves to face down center of set in two "Pas de

 

Basque" steps, leading off with right foot and making a

 

complete turn, in the middle of which she has her back to her

 

partner. First man moves similarly to face her.

 

3-4 They face one another and set.

 

5-6 Woman moves to men's line and man to women's in the same

 

way as at bars 1-2.

 

7-8 They face one another and set.

 

9-10 The same again, woman now faces up set and man faces down.

 

11-12 and set.

 

13-14 The same again, woman moving to her own line and man to his

 

own.

 

15-16 and set. They have now regained their original places.

 

17-20 First couple lead down the middle. Right hands joined.

 

21-24 and up again.

 

25-32 First and second couple Poussette.*

 

Repeat, having passed a couple.

 

 

 

* See figure descriptions

 

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(Scottish Country Dancing, Lilian Ross

Miami Valley Folk Dancers, January, 1956)

MVFD Syllabus Collection Copyright Miami Valley Folk Dancers 2004