Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Elizabethan Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ELIZABETHAN STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour Set & Cast Off Vol 1

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, dance RSh round partner to finish in a line in centre facing partner (Men facing up, Ladies down) and all set
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance reel of 6 (8 bars) passing partner RSh to start. 321 in centre facing partner (Men facing up, Ladies down)
17-24 All turn partner 2H 1¼ to own side; 3s+2s+1s dance 4 bars Grand Chain (3s cross to start). (2)(1)3
25-32 2s+1s dance ½ R&L; 1s+2s turn partner RH, 1s lead down to 2nd place while 2s cast up to top place. 213

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



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