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Argyll Strathspey

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ARGYLL STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring RSCDS Book 35

1- 8 1s+2s+3s ½ turn RH, twirl and dance out to opposite sides and repeat back to place
9-16 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round and back (1s end in centre facing down and 3s in centre facing up)
17-24 1s+3s dance R&L (up and down) and end back on own sides
25-32 1s+2s dance the Tournée:-
' 1s+2s dance into prom hold (Men with partner on right, 1s face M's side and 2s L's side), couples ½ wheel anticlockwise and Men turn Ladies into middle, both couples turn 1½ times (2s RH, 1s LH) and dance out to places

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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Argyll is a region of western Scotland corresponding with most of the part of ancient Dál Riata that was located on the island of Great Britain, and in a historical context can be used to mean the entire western seaboard between the Mull of Kintyre and Cape Wrath.
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