Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Derwent Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DERWENT STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set Stewart Adam Dunedin 1

1- 8 1s and 3s cross passing partner RSh and dance round to right to face them in line up/down centre (M facing up), set and turn partner RH and end in prom hold (1s facing 2M and 3s facing 4L)
9-16 1s and 3s dance reels of 3 across (1s giving LSh to 2M and 3s RSh to 4L) ending in original places
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance the Knot
25-32 3s+2s also 1s+4s dance ½ R&L, all set and cross RH. 2341

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

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