Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Nightingale Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE NIGHTINGALE STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set Margaret Palmer Liverpool at 70

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set twice, turn RH to finish in centre facing each other, all cast RSh to original place
9-16 All dance 6H round and back to finish in the centre facing up
17-24 All dance 3 couple Allemande. 321
25-28 3s+2s dance set and link. 231
29-32 All turn 2H and dance out into side lines

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

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