Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

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Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BOOKS AND MAPS (M-S64+R64) Sq.Set Fröhling, Haramis, Schröder

Strathspey
1- 4 All dance ½ Grand Chain
5- 8 All turn RH into Allemande hold and Promenade ½ way anticlockwise to original places and on bar 8 Men lead partner in front of them and all stay in circle facing anticlockwise
9-12 All chase anticlockwise and on bar 12 all turn single (Ladies ½ turn, Men full turn)
13-16 Ladies chase clockwise back to original places on outside as Men chase anticlockwise 1¼ times on inside to end Men BtoB in the middle facing Ladies on outside
17-24 All dance DoSiDo with facing person, Ladies dance (Glasgow Highlanders step) as Men dance RSh round next lady on right and turn single to face next Lady on right
25-32 Repeat with Men dancing round partner and remain in front of partner
33-40 All set to partner and ¾ turn partner 2H, All turn single and dance round partner (no hands) to end in original places
41-56 All dance Schiehallion Reels
57-64 All circle left and right

Reel
Repeat in reel time, Ladies dancing pas-de-basque and Spring points instead of Glasgow Highlanders Step and on Bar 33-40 all dance Tulloch turn with partners

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


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