Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Jimmy's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JIMMY'S STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set Ken Wilde
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1M dances full reel of 3 with 2s (LSh to 2L) picking up partner on bar 4 while 4M reels with 3s and picks up partner on bar 4 and end facing in centre
9-16 1s+4s set, dance RH across and dance up/down to opposite original places
17-24 All facing on sides dance Grand Chain
25-32 All set, 1s+2s also 3s+4s change place on sides RH, 1s+4s change place on sides LH and top 2 couples also bottom couples circle 4H round to left

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

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