Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Strathspey For Mervyn

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A STRATHSPEY FOR MERVYN (S3x32) 3C Set Dorothy Gray Imperial Book 4,5+

1- 8 All dance 6 bar mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s in/down, 2s out/up). Bars 7-8: 1s+2s continue reel to change places. 213
9-16 1s+3s dance LH across; 2s+1s dance RH across
17-24 1s+3s dance Petronella turn in Tandem, set facing up/down; Petronella turn in Tandem to opposite sides and cross RH with partner. 321
25-32 2s+3s+1s circle 6H ½ round to left, pull back LSh and chase anticlockwise to own side. 231

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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