Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

New Moon Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

New Moon Strathspey S3x32 3 couples Fiona MacDonald Dedicated Dancing II

1- 8 1s Cross Right hand and cast to 2nd place (2s step up on 3 and 4) 1s Petronella and Set (into centre of set M bet 2s, L bet 3s)
9 - 10 1s Turn Right (up and down)
11 - 16 Reels of 3 on sides (M1 Rsh to L2) (L1 Rsh to M3) curve in and face 1st corners
17 - 24 Set to 1st corners, pull Right shoulder back dance round each other clockwise in a big sweep (4 bars) (like the crescent moon!) to Set to 2nd corners
25 - 28 1s pulling Right shoulder back, pass Right shoulder to dance out through 2nd place (own side) and cast down to 3rd place
29 - 32 All Turn with 2 hands, Set. 231

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser Fiona MacDonald)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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