Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Aspen Circle Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ASPEN CIRCLE STRATHSPEY (S3x40) 3C set Ellen McRanor Suncoast Collection

1- 8 1s+2s set and rotate:
 Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place)
9-16 1s dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s), 1s pass RSh and dance LH across with other couple
17-24 2s+1s+3s advance and retire for 1 step, cross RH; all advance and retire for 1 step, 2s cross RH to place, 1s turn LH to face down in centre, 3s turn RH to face up in centre 2(1)(3)
25-32 1s + 3s dance Scissor Progression:
 25-26 1s+3s set advancing and pass RSh
 27-28 All chase clockwise 1 place
 29-32 Repeat 25-28 to end 231
33-40 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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