Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Bridge City Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BRIDGE CITY STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C Triangular set Craig Williams Saskatchewan's Centennial Collection

1- 8 All 3 couples Set&Link twice and face partners
9-16 All set, turn partner ¾ RH. Ladies join LH in middle, RH with partner. All Balance-in-Line (Highland Schottische)
17-24 All dance strathspey Targe:
   17-18 Ladies dance LH across 2 places while Men dance 1 place round clockwise
   19-20 All turn partners RH
   21-24 Repeat 17-20 End with Ladies in centre facing partners
25-28 All set advancing, pass partner, pull back RSh to face and all ¾ turn partner 2H to finish on sides
29-32 All pass partners RSh, take prom hold with new partner facing anticlockwise and all dance 1 place round to new place

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

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