Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Alma's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ALMA'S STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set John MacCallum Helensburgh 50th Anniversary

1- 8 1L followed by partner casts 2 places, crosses below 3s, casts up to 2nd place and crosses to own sides
9-16 2L+1L turn RH as 2M+1M turn LH and dance reels of 3 on sides (1s dance in and down to start)
17-24 1s+3s dance Tournée:
 1s+2s dance into prom hold (Men with partner on right, 1s face Men's side and 2s Ladies' side), couples ½ wheel anticlockwise and Men turn Ladies into middle, both couples turn 1½ times (2s RH, 1s LH) and dance out to places
25-32 2s+3s+1s circle 6H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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