Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lady Brettle's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LADY BRETTLE'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 1

1- 8 1s and 2s petronella turn into middle and set, then turn 2H 1¼ times to original places with 2s facing out
9-16 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides, 1s end diagonally facing 2M and 3s facing 2L with partners on their right
17-24 1s+2M and 3s+2L set, 1s set to 3s, 1s set to 2L as 3s set to 2M, 1s and 3s turn partners 2H to end 1s on opposite sides and 3s in own places
25-32 1s cast 1 place, ½ turn RH, 1M with 2s and 1L with 3s dance LH across to places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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