Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Winding Spey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WINDING SPEY (S8x40) 3C (4C set) Dorothy Bell Starters Collection

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place as 2s dance up to top place and face out, 1s dance ½ reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dance in and down to start)
9-16 3s+1s+2s dance 6H round and back
17-24 1s turn LH and face out (still on opposite sides) 1s cast to right and cross and casts up/down to 2nd place own side
25-26 3s+1s+2s turn 2H ½ way and to twirl and dance out to opposite sides and face partners, all set and turn partners RH ½ way to end in middle facing up
33-40 All dance 3 couple Allemande

(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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Winding Spey


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