Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Platinum Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PLATINUM STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set Margaret Fairgrieve West Lothian 70th Book

1- 8 2s cross RH and cast round 1st corner and dance ½ reels of 3 across (2M+3M, 2L+1L pass LSh) ending in lines across
9-16 2s change places RH, cast round 2nd corner (pstn) and dance ½ reels of 3 on sides ending in 2nd place opposite sides. (3)(2)(1)
17-20 3s cross RH and cast to 3rd place while 2s cross up and cast to 2nd place while 1s lead up, Cross&Cast to 1st place
21-24 All turn 2H to end with 3s in places and 1s+2s in middle ready for...
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ Diamond Poussette, 1s+3s dance ½ Diamond Poussette

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

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