Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The St John's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ST JOHN'S STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 2

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s
9-16 1L+2s also 1M+3s dance RH across, 1s pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple and 1s end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s set and turn 1st corners 2H, set and turn 2nd corners 1s ending in 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dancing in and down to start) and crossing to own side on bar 29 to complete the reels

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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