Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Bunty Wilson's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 2s+3s dance RH across, 2s+3s dance LH across part way to end 2M facing up and 3M down (Ladies on sides) while 1L and 4L petronella turn into middle and set
9-16 1L+2M+3M+4L dance reel of 4 up/down middle and on Bar 13-16 1M and 4M petronella turn to 2nd/3rd place and set to opposite dancer
17-24 1M+3L+3M+4M+2L+2M circle anticlockwise and back with 1M and 4M breaking away to face partners
25-28 1L followed by partner cast down Ladies' side to 3rd place and crosses to opposite side while 4L followed by partner cast up Men's side to 2nd place and crosses to own side while 2s and 3s turn 2H moving out to end places. 24(1)(3)
29-32 All turn 2H

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

Dance Information

Bunty Wilson's Strathspey was composed to acknowledge Bunty (Elizabeth) Wilson. A dance teacher, RSCDS East Angus branch, in Montrose for decades, She received the RSCDS Scroll in 2009.

Bunty also judged the east angus RSCDS dance composition competition in 2013.

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