Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Marquess Of Hartington's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MARQUESS OF HARTINGTON'S STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set S Shields Leeds Silver Jubilee

1- 8 1s and 4s cast in 1 place and cross (Ladies between Men), 1s+4s changing places on sides cast to ends (4s up to top, 1s down) and cross RH to own sides
9-16 2s and 3s dance up/down crossing and cast in 1 place (opposite side), dance ½ R&L. 4321
17-24 4s+3s also 2s+1s circle 4H round to left, all dance ½ reel of 4 on sides. 1234
25-32 1s+2s dance RH across ½ way, 1s+3s dance LH across ½ way, 1s+4s dance RH across ½ way and all cross RH. 2341

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

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