Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Willow Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WILLOW STRATHSPEY (S96) Sq.Set Harry Rhodes Snowdon Book 4

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s and 3s petronella turn in tandem to face across, set and turn opposite person LH and face side couples
17-24 All dance reels of 4 across
25-32 All turn opposite persons RH and 1s+3s end facing each other, 1s+3s set and Petronella-in-tandem into 3rd/1st places
33-40 2s+4s dance R&L
41-48 All set to partners, turn RH 1¾ times into prom hold and dance 1 place round clockwise
49-56 1s+3s dance R&L
57-64 All set to partners, turn RH 1¾ times into prom hold and dance 1 place round clockwise
65-88 2s+4s repeat bars 9-32
89-96 All circle 8H round and back

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


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Weeping Willow


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