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Sandy's Scotch Broth

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SANDY'S SCOTCH BROTH (S3x32) 3C set Gail Sibley Katannuta Book

1- 8 All circle 6H round and back
9-16 1s dance down middle and set, dance up and cast to 2nd place
17-24 1s dance pass and turn with 1st corners (corners turn RH) and pass RSh to face 2nd corners, dance pass and turn with 2nd corners (corners turn RH) to end 2nd place own sides
25-32 Promenade (Chaperoned) Chain progression:
 25-26 2s and 3s ¾ turn partner RH into middle while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round the set picking up 2L/3M...
 27-30 who promenade ½ way clockwise while middle dancers (2M + 3L) turn LH 1½
 31-32 2s and 3s turn partner RH ¾ to own sides while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round to end in 2nd place. 312

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

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The figure performed on bars 25-32 is called the Chaperoned Chain Progression.

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This strathspey, Sandy's Scotch Broth, was dedicated by the deviser to her friend, Sandy Gordon.

Scotch broth is a filling soup, originating in Scotland but now obtainable worldwide. The principal ingredients are usually barley, stewing or braising cuts of lamb, mutton or beef, root vegetables such as carrots, swedes or sometimes turnips and dried pulses.

Scotch Broth
Scotch Broth - Lunch At Inveraray Castle

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