Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Allingham Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ALLINGHAM STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) May MacFarlane Tayside Collection 1983-2003

1- 8 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round and back
9-16 1s nearer hands joined dance down and cast up round 2s to 1st place, on bar 12 1s+2s dance into centre ready for ½ Diamond Poussette. 1s finish in centre facing down, 2s finish in 1st place
17-24 1s repeat bars 9-16 with 3s, 1s end in centre, 3s finish in 2nd place. 231
25-32 1s turn RH, cast up 1 place (3s step down bars 27-28), 1s nearer hands joined dance up between 2s and cast to 2nd place. 213

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

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