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Linnea's Strathspey

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LINNEA'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Tim Wilson RSCDS Book 47

1- 8 1s set and cast 1 place, 1s cross passing LSh and cast RSh round 1st corners to face them
9-16 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and end passing RSh to face out in 2nd place own sides
17-24 2s and 3s ¾ turn RH into middle while 1s cast to right picking up 2L/3M and promenade ½ way clockwise as 2M+3L turn LH 1½ times, 1s dance on to 2nd place own sides while 3s and 2s ¾ turn RH. All 3 couples finish in middle facing up. 312
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

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


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Dance Notes

The figure performed on bars 17-24 is called the Chaperoned Chain Progression.

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