Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Malcolm Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MALCOLM STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set

1- 8 1s lead to bottom, cast behind 4s on own side, in front of 3s and behind 2s back to place
9-16 Men dance Rocking Step while partners dance Glasgow Highlanders step
17-24 All set, cross Men making arch, repeat back to places
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s ½ LH across, 1s+4s ½ RH across and all cross RH to own sides

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



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