Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Circle Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Circle Strathspey
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 5:
32 bar Strathspey
Circle: men with partner on right all facing centre Glasgow Highlanders

  1-8   ALL SET facing the centre using Glasgow Highlanders setting step;

  9-16 MEN FIGURE OF 8: men dance a figure of 8 right shoulder round partner to begin, then dancing left shoulder round corner back to place;

17-24 DO-SI-DO AND TURN: back-to-back with partner then right hand turn 1½ to change places;

25-32 WOMEN FIGURE OF 8: women dance a figure of 8 right shoulder round partner to begin, then dancing left shoulder round corner who becomes new partner.

REPEAT WITH NEW PARTNER.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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