The Ruby Strathspey (Barnes)
Scottish Country Dance InstructionRUBY STRATHSPEY (S4x48) 4C set Barbara Barnes Croydon Ruby Anniv Book
1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, 1s dance down to 3rd place while 2s+3s cast up 1 place, 3s+1s+4s dance ½ reel of 3 on sides (1s out and down to start) 2413
9-16 2s+4s+1s set, 2s dance down to 3rd place while 4s+1s cast up 1 place, 1s+2s+3s dance ½ reel of 3 on sides (2s out and down to start) 4321
17-24 All set, circle to left ½ way and ½ turn partner 2H ready for...
25-32 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ Diamond Poussette, 1s+4s dance ½ Poussette. 2413
33-40 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance ½ Poussette, 2s+3s dance ½ Poussette. 4321
41-48 4s+3s+2s dance Allemande. 2341
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance InformationAlso see the dance Ruby Strathspey (Moore) by J Moore.
Also see the dance Ruby Strathspey (Waddell) by M Waddell.
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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