Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Silver Wedding Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SILVER WEDDING STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set Ian Barbour Set & Cast Off Vol 2

1- 8 1s cross down to dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (2s out/up, 3s in/up to start)
9-16 1s+2s+3s set, dance RSh round partner remaining in centre facing partner; 2s+3s make arch and 1s lead down under arches and cast up into 3rd place facing up (2s+3s step up 15-16)
17-24 2s+3s+1s dance Grand Chain, 2s crossing to start (1 step each hand) to finish back in original places. 123
25-32 1s turn 2s 1½ times (Men RH, Ladies LH); 1s turn 3s 1½ times (Men LH, Ladies RH). 231

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

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