The Ban Righ Strathspey
Scottish Country Dance Instruction
THE BAN RIGH STRATHSPEY
(S4x40) Sq.Set John S Trew Martello Tower 3
1- 8 All face corners, set and turn 2H to face partners, set to partners and turn 2H end with Ladies facing out
9-24 All dance full Schiehallion Reel
25-32 All dance Grand Chain
33-40 Men Adv&Ret as Ladies cast and dance round clockwise to next Lady's place, Ladies Adv&Ret while Men cast clockwise to partners
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
The Gaelic, "Ban Righ", in this mixed English/Gaelic title means "Queen".
"Ban Righ" should be pronounced as "Boun Ree" with the following conventions:
"ou" is pronounced as in "loud"; and
"ee" is pronounced as in "bee".
See Gaelic Dance Names
for more information on Gaelic spelling and pronunciation.
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