Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Pinehills Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PINEHILLS STRATHSPEY (S4x40) 4C set H Barbour Cleveland Collection

1- 8 2s+3s dance RH across, 2s (prom hold) dance LSh round 1M while 3s (prom hold) dance LSh round 4L and end on sides (2s on Men's side and 3s on Ladies' side)
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
17-24 2s+3s dance ½ R&L, 2M+3L turn RH
25-32 2s+3s dance ½ R&L and 2L+3M turn RH 1½ times
33-40 All turn partners RH, 1s and 3s cast to 3rd/4th place while 2s and 4s lead to 1st/2nd places. 2413

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

Dance Information

This dance, Pinehills Strathspey, is part of the Cleveland Collection.
Cleveland was an area in the north east of England. Its name means literally "cliff-land", referring to its hilly southern areas, which rise to nearly 1,500 ft (460 m).

Clain Wood
A Damp Track In The Woods Beneath The Cleveland Hills Scarp

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