Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Atholl Anniversary Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ATHOLL ANNIVERSARY STRATHSPEY (S4X32) 4C Set Alison Austin A Dunfermline Collection/Atholl 60th

1- 4 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance 1st 4 bars of Tourbillon:
 All ½ turn partner 2H, 1M+2L and 3M+4L lead partner by nearer hand 1 place clockwise to end 1s+3s on Ladies' side and 2s+4s on Men's side, all set
5- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s circle 4H round to left, finishing facing own partner
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides, passing own partner RSh to begin
17-20 All dance ½ Grand Chain (1 bar/hand), finish facing own partner ½ way round set
21-24 3s+4s and 1s+2s dance 2nd 4 bars of Tourbillon
All ½ turn partner 2H, 4M+3L and 2M+1L lead partner 1 place clockwise, all cross RH to opposite sides. (3)(4)(1)(2)
25-28 2s dance up to top and curve into place (3s+4s+1s step down 27-28) (2)(3)(4)(1)
29-32 All set and cross RH with partner. 2341

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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