Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Miss Frances L'anson's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MISS FRANCES L'ANSON'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) C Middleton Richmond Anniv Book

1- 8 1L+3M set and turn RH 1½ times, dance out through others place and cast to partner's place while (bar 5) 1M+3L set and turn LH to face partner (in diagonal line)
9-16 1s+3s set to partners and turn RH and end in partner's original place then 2s set and turn LH into diagonal line facing 1st corners (2M faces 1L and 2L faces 3M)
17-24 2s+1L+3M dance ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners and ½ reel with 2nd corners (2s+3s end in centre for Diamond Poussette)
25-32 2s+3s dance ½ Diamond Poussette, 3s+1s dance ½ Diamond Poussette

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

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