Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Slow Turn

The Slow turn uses the Open grip; it is the standard form when adequate Time is available and is important as a means of using up the Time when more than enough is prescribed.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Slow turn, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Atlantic Crossing
Beeswing
Haste Ye Back
Miss Gibson's Strathspey
Miss Milligan's Strathspey
Reel Friends

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