Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Isle Of Man Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ISLE OF MAN STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C Triangular set Jean Shaw

1- 8 All set facing partner and petronella turn (Ladies BtoB in centre, Men outside facing in); all set, change places with partner RH retain hands and Men join LH in centre
9-16 LH across ("double wheel") 2 places round ending Men BtoB in centre facing partner; All set, petronella turn to face partner
17-24 Interlocking RSh reels of 3, at end Ladies face out
25-32 Schiehallion reels to end 2 places round anticlockwise from start, facing partner

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

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