Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Hunter Valley Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HUNTER VALLEY STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Heinz Duewell Hunter Valley Book

1- 4 1s lead down, cross below 2s and cast up into partner's place
5- 8 1M+2L lead across between partners, cross, 2L casts up while 1M casts down and they dance across to Ladies' side and face partner
9-12 1s+2s set to partners (diagonally) and Petronella turn 1 place to right
13-16 1s+2s set to partners (diagonally) and dance ½ RH across. End facing down, 1M+2L right hands joined followed by 2M+1L
17-24 All dance down (4 bars); Men pass LSh to meet partner and all dance up finishing ready for...
25-32 1s+2s dance Allemande

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Hunter Valley Strathspey' page