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Jim Nicholson's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JIM NICHOLSON'S STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Bankhead Book 6
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s RH across, 2s+3s ½ R&L
9-16 All RSh reels of 4 on sides
17-20 3M+2L and 3L+2M dance in Men passing Lady LH to change places, 2s and 3s lead out of ends, cross and cast in 1 place back to original places
21-24 2M+3L and 2L+3M dance in Men passing Lady LH to change places, 3s and 2s lead out of ends, cross and cast in 1 place. 13(2)(4)
25-28 1L and 3L cross passing partner LSh and cast to 3rd and 4th places while 2L and 4L cross passing partners LSh and dance up to 1st and 2nd places
29-32 1M and 3M cross passing partner RSh and cast to 3rd and 4th places while 2M and 4M cross passing partners RSh and dance up to 1st and 2nd places. 2413

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



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