Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Adelaide Platinum Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ADELAIDE PLATINUM STRATHSPEY (S6x32) 6C Set Martin Campbell-Colquhoun

1- 4 1M, 3M and 5M change places RH with 2L, 4L and 6L, All change places LH on sides with partners
5- 8 1s+2s, 3s+4s and 5s+6s chase 1 place anticlockwise to original places, All set
9-12 1L, 3L and 5L cross down and cast up round diagonal opposite Man into centre and face down while
1M, 3M and 5M cross and cast down 1 place into centre facing up
13-16 1s+2s, 3s+4s and 5s+6s dance RH across. End 1s facing each other, 3L facing up, 3M facing down, 5s facing each other, all in centre
17-24 1s+3L also 3M+5s dance reels of 3. End Ladies facing down, Men facing up
25-28 1s+2s, 3s+4s and 5s+6s dance LH across
29-32 1s, 3s and 5s turn partners ¾ LH moving down to end in 3rd/5th/6th place own side while 2s, 4s and 6s dance up. 241635

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

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