Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mrs Ernest Allan's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MRS ERNEST ALLAN'S STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set Isobel Cramb B Cheyne and John Drewry Aberdeen Collection

1- 8 All dance RSh round partners and back, 1L and 4M cast down/up 1 place, meet and ¾ turn RH while partners Cross&Cast 1 place
9-16 1s+4s dance RH across, LH back to end facing corners
17-24 All dance reels of 4 on sides ending 2 (1)(4) 3
25-32 1s+4s lead up to top, cast to 4th/3rd places opposite sides while 3s follow but Cross&Cast to 2nd place, 3s+4s+1s cross RH to own sides

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

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