Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ruby Strathspey (Waddell)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RUBY STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set M Waddell Ladies of Dunse

1- 8 1s set and cast 1 place, 2s+1s dance RH across
9-16 1s+3s set, turn partners 2H and circle 4H round
17-24 All circle 8H round and back
25-32 1s set, cast to 4th place and all turn partners RH

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


Dance Information

A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium. Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red.
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