Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Donau Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DONAU STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) K Horne Budapest SCDs

1- 8 Bar 1 - 1M+3L advance for 2 and retire for 2 and stand for 4 bars while
Bar 3 - 2s advance for 2 and retire for 2 and stand for 2 bars while
Bar 5 - 1L+3M advance for 2 and retire for 2
9-16 1M dances across and dances down behind partner (who turns right about to follow him) in front of 2L, behind 3L and both dance up to 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 2s+1s dance ½ Ladies' Chain, 2s+1s dance ½ Men's Chain and 2s end with an extra turn to own sides
25-32 1s+2s+3s Promenade ending with 1s casting to 2nd place

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



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