Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mrs Mcginley's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MRS MCGINLEY'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John G Gibson

1- 8 1s+2s set, dance RH across. 1s cast to 2nd place, 2s lead up to top
9-16 1s+3s repeat 1-8. 1s end in 3rd place
17-24 1s lead up to the top, Cross&Cast to 2nd place (3s step down 17-18). 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s to finish in 2nd place own side
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance mirror reels of 3 on sides taking hands (1s in/down, 2s cast down, 3s out/up)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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