Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dornie Strathspey

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DORNIE STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Alan Davis 5 SCDs

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides (1s in and down to start)
9-16 1M+3L ½ turn RH and turn to right to dance out to each others place, 1L+3M repeat
17-24 1s+3s chase clockwise back to places while 2s turn 2H, 1s+2s dance RH across ½ way while 3s cross RH, 2s+1s+3s cross RH
25-32 1s cross down below 3s, cast up to 2nd place, cross up to top and cast to 2nd place while 2s+3s set and cross RH and repeat back to own sides

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

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Dornie is a small former fishing village in the Kintail district in western Ross-shire Highlands of Scotland, near the meeting point of Loch Duich, Loch Alsh and Loch Long.


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