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Linnea's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LINNEA'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Tim Wilson RSCDS Book 47

1- 8 1s Set&Cast 1 place, 1s cross passing LSh and cast RSh round 1st corners to face them
9-16 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and end passing RSh to face out in 2nd place own sides
17-24 Promenade (Chaperoned) Chain progression:-
' 17-18 2s and 3s ¾ turn partner RH into middle while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round the set picking up 2L/3M...
' 19-20 who promenade ½ way clockwise while middle dancers (2M + 3L) turn LH 1½
' 21-24 2s and 3s turn partner RH ¾ to own sides while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round to end in 2nd place, all 3 couples in middle facing up. 312
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

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

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The figure performed on bars 17-24 is called the Chaperoned Chain Progression.

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