Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Bluebell Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BLUEBELL STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set James B. Cosh 22 SCDs

1- 4 1s cross down below 2s and cast up to top while 4s cross up and cast to bottom
5- 8 1s and 4s dance in to meet, Men dance out Ladies' side as Ladies dance out Men's side, Cross&Cast to opposite ends. (4)23(1)
9-16 4L+2L+3M+1M dance ½ diagonal RSh reel of 4, 4M+2M+3L+1L dance ½ diagonal reel of 4. 1(3)(2)4
17-20 1s Set&Cast 1 place
21-28 1s dance diagonal R&L
29-32 1s lead down 1 place and dance behind 4s to 4th place. 2341

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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