Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Baldovan Strathspey

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BALDOVAN STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set Douglas Henderson Baldovan Dances

1- 8 1s and 3s cross RH and change places LH on sides with 2s/4s, repeat back to places
9-16 1s cross RH and dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides dancing outside 2s to start
17-24 1s pass RSh and cast to 2nd place own side to dance reels of 3 on own sides dancing down between 3s to start (1s end in 2nd place)
25-32 2s+1s+3s set, 2s set again as 1s cast 1 place and 3s lead up, 3s+1s+4s set, 3s set again as 1s cast and 4s lead up

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Baldovan is a village in the Scottish county of Angus.
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