Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Lorn Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE LORN STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C Set John Drewry Summer Collection 7

1- 4 1L+2L also 2M+3M also 3L+4L join hands to cross between partners as all cross, repeat back to place
5- 8 1s and 3s turn partners RH while 2s and 4s turn LH
9-16 All dance ½ RSh reels of 4 on sides, 4M+3L also 2M+1L passing LSh into ½ reels of 4 across with partners to end (3)(4)(1)(2)
17-24 4s+1s pass LSh to dance ½ RSh reels of 4 on sides, all set and cross RH. 2143
25-32 1s and 3s set and turn 2H into middle, 1s followed by 3s lead up and cast to 4th and 2nd places

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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