Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mary's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MARY'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) R Williams 4 SCDs Memory of Mary Nixon

1- 8 1s set and cross RH to face down, set to 2s on sides and change places LH
9-16 1s+2s dance Ladies' Chain and 1s end in 2nd place opposite sides facing up while 2s face down
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance LSh reels of 3 (1s dance up to start)
25-32 1s turn 2H in centre and end BtoB (Lady facing up and Man down), 1s circle 3H round to left (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) ending 2nd place

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

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