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The Silver Strathspey

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THE SILVER STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Moira Stacey RSCDS Book 44

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, 2s+1s+3s set and circle 6H round to left ½ way
9-12 1s cross RH, cast right into centre while 2s+3s set (facing diagonally in) and dance RH across ½ way
13-16 1s cross up/down RH and cast right to 2nd place own side while 2s+3s set and dance RH across ½ way
17-24 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (1M with 3s at top and 1L with 2s) and 1s turn 2H 1½ times
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance the Knot

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

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