Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Braes Of Strathlene

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BRAES OF STRATHLENE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Bill Forbes Banffshire Jubilee Book

1- 8 1s+2s dance Espagnole:
   1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH, 1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH
   2s turn RH as 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel with 1st corners and pass RSh to face 2nd corners, 1s dance ½ reel with 2nd corners and end with 1s giving RH cross to 2nd place.
17-24 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise ½ way, 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s) 1s passing LSh on Bar 24 to cross to 2nd place.
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (LSh to 2nd corners) and end passing RSh to 2nd place own sides

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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