Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Milnagavie Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MILNAGAVIE STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C James McMillan Glasgow 85th Anniv

1- 4 2s set Advancing (pass LSh) to BtoB. 1s+2s+3s Advance (1 step), touch hands and Retire (1 step)
5- 8 2M+1L+3L also 2L+1M+3M dance ½ RH across. 1s+3s dance ½ LH across while 2s chase clockwise to 2L between 1s, 2M between 3s
9-16 ½ reels of 3 across (2M+3L also 2L+1M pass LSh). ½ reels of 3 on sides (2L+3M also 2M+1L pass LSh) End 2M between 3s (at top), 2L between 1s (3rd place)
17-24 2s cross RH and cast to 2nd place own sides. 2s turn 3s 1½ times to change places on sides (Men LH, Ladies RH)
25-32 2s+3s+1s circle 6H round and back

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

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