Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Islay Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ISLAY STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Dances Collection by Miss Milligan

1- 8 1s dance down the middle and back
9-16 1s+2s dance Allemande, 1s end in middle facing 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corners RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and cross LH to 2nd place own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s Adv&Ret 1 step, Adv&Ret 1 step and all turn 2H.

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Islay, (pronounced "eye-lah") known as The Queen Of The Hebrides, is the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

Woodland In Barradale, Islay

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