Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Annie Shand Scott's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ANNIE SHAND SCOTT'S STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Rondel Book

1- 8 1L followed by 2L+3L+4L dances across and down Men's side, across at bottom and back to place while 1M followed by 2M+3M+4M cross above Ladies, down Ladies' side, across and back to place (each Man crosses behind his partner but in front of the next Lady)
9-16 All dance reels of 4 on sides (1s and 3s dancing in and down to start)
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance the Rondel ending 1s+4s+3s facing down with nearer hands joined
25-32 1s+4s+3s dance down for 3 steps, 3s turn and dance up to 2nd place as 1s and 4s divide and 1s dance down to bottom. 2341

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

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