Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mrs Millar's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MRS MILLAR'S STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set Pat Harland The Sunday Class 1

1- 8 1M+2L, 2M+3L, 3M+4L turn 2H 1½ times as 1L and 4M dance anticlockwise ½ way round set; all set, cross RH with opposite person
9-16 1M+2L, 2M+3L, 3M+4L turn 2H 1½ times as 1L and 4M dance anticlockwise ½ way round set; all set, cross RH with opposite person; 1s+4s finish in middle in 1st/4th place facing down/up
17-24 1s+4s dance in (1 step), circle 4H ½ way round to left and turning inwards (1 step) dance out of ends of set; 4s cast down behind 2s and cross up to 1st place, as 1s cast up round 3s and cross down to 4th place. 4231
25-32 4s+2s also 3s+1 Set and Link; 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance RH across. 2413

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


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