Mr Gallamore's Strathspey
Scottish Country Dance InstructionMR GALLAMORE'S STRATHSPEY (S4x32) Elaine Brunken Moments in Time
1- 4 1M+2M and 3L+4L (Top 2 Men and bottom 2 Ladies) dance around their partners by the RSh and curve into the centre to face their partner
5- 8 All join nearer hands with the person beside and set. 1M, 2M, 3L and 4L pull back RSh and dance out to places
9-12 1L+2L and 3M+4M (Top 2 Ladies and bottom 2 men) Set&Link
13-16 1L +3L and 2M+4M (Middle Ladies and men) Set&Link. Ladies 2314, Men 1423
17-24 Four Couple Bourrel:
17-20 2L and 3M dance across set and up/down to finish in the centre at the opposite end while all others set advancing to person diagonally to their right, turn each other ¾ 2H. (1M+3L, 4M+1L, 2M+4L)
All pull back right shoulder (twirl), finish in the centre Ladies facing up, Men facing down, facing original partner.
21-24 All set to partners and turn ¾ with 2H to finish on own side. 3142
25-32 All circle 8H round and back. Repeat with new top couple.
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
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