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Leslie's Strathspey (Campbell)

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LESLIE'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Bob M Campbell Glasgow Assembly

1- 8 1s+2s set advancing to face up nearer hands joined, 1s cast and dance ½ Fig of 8 up round 1st place to end in 2nd place opposite sides while 2s follow ending in 1st place opposite sides. (2) (1) 3
9-16 1s+3s repeat bars 1-8. (2)(3)1
17-20 1s+3s circle 4H ½ round to left, 1M+3L also 1L+3M turn 2H once round. (2)(1)3
21-24 1s+2s circle 4H ½ round to left, 1s+2s turn partner 2H once round, finishing in original places but slightly in from sides
25-32 1s+2s set twice with 1L and 2M advancing on bars 27-28 to BtoB and facing partner on 1st corner diagonal line; 1s+2s dance ½ Poussette. 213

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

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Also see the dance Leslie's Strathspey (Drewry) by John Drewry.

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