Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Princess Margaret's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PRINCESS MARGARET'S STRATHSPEY (S8x48) 3C (4C set) Isobel Cramb, 1948

1- 8 1s set twice; turn RH and cast to face 1st corners (2s step up 7-8)
9-16 St Andrew's Cross Reels:-
' 1s+1st corners dance RSh diagonal reel of 4 while 2nd corners follow path of a reel of 4 on other diagonal passing each other LSh in centre (bars 10 and 14). 1s end in 2nd place on opposite sides. 2(1)3
17-24 1s set twice, turn RH twice to face 2nd corners
25-32 St Andrew's Cross Reels:-
' 1s+2nd corners dance RSh diagonal reel of 4 while 1st corners follow path of a reel of 4 on other diagonal passing each other LSh in centre (bars 26 and 30). 1s end facing 1st corners
33-40 1s set to and turn 1st corners 2H, set to and turn 2nd corners 2H, 1s finish between corners
41-48 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides passing 1st corner LSh to start. 1s cross to 2nd place own side. 213

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


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