Ruby Strathspey (Waddell)
Scottish Country Dance InstructionRUBY STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set Margaret Waddell Ladies of Dunse
1- 8 1s set and cast 1 place, 2s+1s dance RH across
9-16 1s+3s set, turn partners 2H and circle 4H round
17-24 All circle 8H round and back
25-32 1s set, cast to 4th place and all turn partners RH
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance InformationAlso see the dance Ruby Strathspey (Barnes) by Barbara Barnes.
Also see the dance Ruby Strathspey (Moore) by J Moore.
This dance, Ruby Strathspey, was published in the booklet "The Ladies Of Dunse", a collection of dances from Duns and district published by The Duns and district branch of the RSCDS in 1995.
A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium. Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red.
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