Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Hugh Roberts' Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HUGH ROBERTS' STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Wilkinson RSCDS East Lothian Diamond Jubilee

1- 8 1s set and cross down RH into 2nd place opposite side (2s step up 3-4); 2s+1s+3s set and cross RH. 1s face out
9-16 ½ reels of 3 sides (1s RSh to 3rd corner), 1s turn LH to join ½ reel on other side (1s LSh to 2nd corner). 1s finish BtoB in middle in 2nd position facing opposite sides
17-20 All set. 1s dance out to 2nd place opposite side and face in while 2s+3s ½ turn 2H staying in middle facing partners
21-24 All set. 1s cross RH to own sides while 2s+3s pull back RSh and dance out to own sides. 213
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back. 213

Repeat from 2nd place

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

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