Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Buchan Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BUCHAN STRATHSPEY (S8x24) 3C (4C set) Arthur Williamson Annette Cameron Book

1- 8 1M+2L set and change places RH; 1L+2M set and change places RH
9-16 Reels of 3 on sides, 2s cross down, 1s out/up and 3s in/up to start. End 2s in 1st place own side, 1s in 2nd place opposite sides, 3s in original places
17-24 1M casts behind 3L, dances up middle approaches 1L and pulls back RSh, dances down, casts up round 3M to 2nd place own side while 1L dances similar, casting up round 2M, down middle, pulls back RSh, dances up, casts off round 2L to 2nd place own side. 213

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



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