Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Malcolm's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MALCOLM'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Jackie Johnstone Loreburn Book 2

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance Petronella to opposite sides (6 bars without final set) and cross RH
9-16 1s+2s dance RH across, 1s cast and turn LH to face 1st corners while 2s lead up
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners and ½ reel with 2nd corners ending BtoB facing opposite sides
25-32 1s dance out turning about and dance across to 2nd place while 2s+3s dance ½ R&L, 2s+1s+3s turn RH

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

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