Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Concorde Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CONCORDE STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set M Robertson SDA

1- 4 1s petronella into centre, 1s face each other give RH and dance down for 2 steps while 2s+3s face each other on sides give RH and dance up 2 steps
5- 8 All turn facing person RH, 2s+3s dance back to places as 1s cast on own sides to original places
9-16 All dance Grand Chain
17-24 1s+2s dance RH across ½ way, 1s+3s dance LH across ½ way, all set and cross RH
25-32 1s dance down 1 step and cast up 1 place (on opposite sides) and lead up between 2s while 3s lead down between 1s and ½ turn RH, 1s cast to 2nd place and 1s+3s circle 4H round ½ way. 231

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



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