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The Music O' Spey

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THE MUSIC O' SPEY (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Brodie Book
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 2s and 3s dance out ends and cast back to places, dance out other end after passing other partner LH, cross and cast to 13(2)(4)
9-16 All set, 1s and 4s cross down/up while 2s and 3s cast to ends, 1s and 4s cast round ends and dance in crossing into a line across with Men BtoB facing other partner
17-24 1s+4s dance reel of 4 across
25-32 1s+4s set to other partners, Men turn right to face each other in middle of dance while partners set, circle 4H ¾ round to left to end 1s in 2nd place and 4s in 3rd place. 31(4)(2)

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

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The River Spey is a river in the northeast of Scotland, the second longest and the fastest-flowing river in Scotland.
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