Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Glen Orrin Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GLEN ORRIN STRATHSPEY (S4x32) Sq.Set Ann And Ian Jamieson Glen Orrin Collection 1

1- 8 1s+3s dance R&L while 2s+4s set and cross RH, set and cross back RH all end facing corners
9-16 All set to corners, turn 2H, set to partners and turn 2H
17-24 All Set+Link with partners, Set+Link with corners (all are now opposite partners)
25-32 2s+4s (in 1st/3rd pstns) dance ½ Ladies' Chain, 1s+3s dance ½ Ladies' Chain to end with 2s at top

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

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Glen Orrin may be found about 20 miles due west of Inverness in the Scottish highlands.
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View Down Glen Orrin, From Orrin Dam

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