Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Anne Sheach's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ANNE SHEACH'S STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set Trevor Rayner Pensioner's Collection

1- 8 1s and 3s cross RH and cast to other end (pass RSh) while 2s set and ¾ turn 2H, 2s dance RH across (2L with 3s at top and 2M with 2s)
9-16 3s and 1s cast to other end and cross RH while 2s set and change places 2H, 2s dance RH across (2M with 2s and 2L+3s) 2s end facing 4th corner (position)
17-24 2s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 on own sides, 3s turn LH while 2s+1s turn RH
25-32 3s+2s dance the Tournée:
 3s+2s dance into prom hold (Men with partner on right, 3s 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, 3s LH) and dance out to places

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

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