Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Whippety Stourie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WHIPPETY STOURIE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Barry Priddey Sutton Coldfield bk

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, 1L dances up between 2s and casts round 2L to face 2M while 1M dances between 3s and casts up round 3M to face 3L
9-16 1s turn 1st corners RH, turn partner LH into ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners (1s end facing 4th corner - 2nd corners persons)
17-24 1s turn 4th corners RH, turn partner LH into ½ reel of 4 with 1st corner (1s end in lines across - 1L between 3s in 1st place and 1M between 2s)
25-32 3s+1s+2s set, 1s ¾ turn RH to opposite sides while 3s+2s change places RH on sides, 2s+1s+3s set and change places with partner RH

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


Dance Information

Whippety Stourie is the subject of the Whippety Stourie Scottish Legend.

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