Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Shirley's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SHIRLEY'S STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set Diana Ashworth Leeds Golden Collection

1- 4 1s cross down RH to face 3s on diagonal (2 step up), 1s turn (1M+3L RH, 1L+3M LH) 3s end in 3rd place
5- 8 1s lead up, cross RH to face 2s on diagonal. 1s turn 2s (1M+2M RH, 1L+2L LH), 1s end 2nd place facing out. 213
9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on the sides, Men passing LSh, Ladies passing RSh. At end 1s+3s continue reel to change places while 2s set. 231
17-24 2s+3s+1s dance Grand Chain
25-32 All circle 6H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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