Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Copenhagen Strathspey

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COPENHAGEN STRATHSPEY (S4x40) 4C set Captain James Bain

1- 8 All dance reels of 4 on the sides
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across and LH back
17-24 1s set, cast; 1s+3s circle 4H to the left
25-32 1s set, lead up to 1st place, cast to 4th place
33-40 2s+3s also 4s+1s dance R&L

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.

Originally a Viking fishing village founded in the 10th century, Copenhagen became the capital of Denmark in the early 15th century.

Copenhagen city is the cultural, economic and governmental centre of Denmark and is one of the major financial centres of Northern Europe with the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

Copenhagen - View Of The Roof Of Børsen
The Stock Exchange Building In The Historic Center Of Copenhagen, Denmark

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