Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sweet Surrender

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Sweet Surrender 8X32 Strathspey for 3C by Sue McKinnell

1-8 1C cross RH and cast 1 place as 2C step up. 1C dance around 3C, 1M passing 3W RS and 1W passing 3M RS to end in 2nd place on opposite sides.
9-16 2C and 1C dance ladies' chain.
17-24 Six bar reels of 3 on the sides, 1C passing 3C RS to start. On the last 2 bars, 1C cross LH to own sides.
25-32 1C and 3C poussette right round.


(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, Mar 2010)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Suggested music is Altshellach from Cairngorms.

(Dance information by the deviser, Sue McKinnell)

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