Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lady Hamilton's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LADY HAMILTON'S STRATHSPEY (Emma's Delight) (S3x32) 3C set John Drewry Turkish Set

1- 8 1s dance Inveran Reels with 2s+3s
9-16 1s and 3s set, turn 2H (1s to face 2L and 3s face 2M), 1s and 3s make arches and dance down/up and chase to form a circle (Men ending on own sides) while 2s dance under arches and cast back to place
17-24 All circle 6H round and back to end 321
25-32 3M followed by partner casts 1 place, crosses up between 2s, casts down and crosses to 2nd place (2s step up). 231

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

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