Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Laigh Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE LAIGH STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Nan Lawson The West Wynd

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up); 1s lead down between 3s, cast up and turn 2H to face 1st corner
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass LSh, dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners. 1s pass RSh to end in centre, 2nd place facing out. (3)1(2)
17-24 3s+1s+2s dance Double Triangles but no hands given, 1s Petronella turn to 2nd place own side
25-32 1s+ corners dance diagonal R&L (1M down, 1L up). 213

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

Published in MiniCrib - The West Wynd And Other Dances By Nan Lawson.

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