Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The New Lanark Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE NEW LANARK STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set M Gibson

1- 8 1s and 4s ½ turn RH to form a square set and all 4 couples set, all circle 8H round to left ½ way. 4(3)(2)1
9-16 4L and 1M (followed by partner) dance Figs of 8 in tandem (4s out round 3s, 1s out round 2s) 4s and 1s end on opposite sides. (4)(3)(2)(1)
17-24 4s dance ½ reels of 3 with 3s+2s on sides (dancing out to start), all set and cross RH. 2341
25-32 2s+3s also 4s+1s circle 4H round and back

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



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