Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Banks Of Spey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BANKS OF SPEY (S4x32) 4C set Robert M Campbell Honours of Scotland

1- 4 1s cross RH and turn about to face opposite sides
5- 8 3L dances in and turns about into Prom hold with 1M to dance out round 4L and up middle as 3M dances in and turns left about into Prom hold with 1L to dance out round 2L and down middle
9-16 1s turn 2H 1½ times in middle to face 2s as 3s turn 2H twice to face 4s, 2s and 3s set to corners and turn 2H into lines across
17-24 1s and 3s dance reels of 4 across and end turning partners 2H to end in order 1 2 3 4 in middle facing up (Ladies on right)
25-32 All dancing up divide to dance down own sides and 1s make an arch as 2s+3s+4s dance up to new positions

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

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