Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Margaret Williams' Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MARGARET WILLIAMS' STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 3
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1M+2L and 3L+4M change place RH as others set, 1L+2M and 3M+4L change place RH as others set, 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance RH across ½ way and all set
9-16 1s and 4s cross RH and cast in 1 place, 1s+4s dance ½ R&L All Ladies omit polite turns to end facing out
17-24 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
25-32 2s+4s also 1s+3s circle 4H round to left, 4s and 1s dance ½ Figs of 8. 24(1)(3)

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

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