Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Strictly Country Dance Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A STRICTLY COUNTRY DANCE STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Julia Varney ASCDS Ruby Book

1- 8 1s+2s set and dance ½ RH across, 2s+1s set and circle 4H ½ round to left
9-16 1s+2s dance a reel of 4 across (1M and 2L pass LSh to start)
17-24 1s ½ turn RH and face down, lead down for 2 steps, ½ turn RH and face up, lead up to top in middle and 2s dance in on bar 24 behind 1s ready for...
25-32 1s+2s dance Allemande

Note: can also be danced in a 3C set or a 4C set

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



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