Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Marjory's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MARJORY'S STRATHSPEY (S4x40) Sq.Set Douglas J Dean Rodney Rooms Book 2

1- 8 1s and 3s advance and ½ turn opposite partner RH, twirl and dance out to opposite side, 2s+4s repeat
9-16 All Ladies set and petronella turn to next place on right, Men repeat
17-24 All Reverse Set&Link, 1L+3L dance ½ Ladies' Chain
25-32 1M+3M dance ½ Men's Chain, dance RH across ½ way and turn partner into prom hold to face 3rd/1st place while 2s+4s set and turn RH into prom hold
33-40 All dance reel of 4 up/down (3s give RSh to 4s at top and 1s RSh to 2s) 3s and 1s end passing RSh to curve out to 2nd/4th places

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

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