Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

September Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SEPTEMBER STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Nicola Higgs A Mixture for All

1- 8 1s+2s dance Espagnole:
 1-2 1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH
 3-4 1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH
 5-8 2s turn RH as 1s turn LH
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s, 2s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 1s
17-24 2s+1s dance ½ R&L and circle 4H round to left
25-32 1s lead down for 2, turn RH, lead to top and cast to 2nd place

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

24 September 1957, Strath Mor Looking Towards Loch Broom And Ullapool From Near Auchindrean Bridge

Image copyright Ben Brooksbank under this Creative Commons Licence 2.0.

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