Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

West End Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WEST END STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Roy Goldring G and S Dances 2

1- 8 1M also 2L dance across passing partner RSh and cast to change places, 1s+2s petronella turn 1 place anticlockwise and set (1s+2s on opposite sides)
9-16 1L+2M repeat back to original places
17-24 1s+2s circle 4H round and back
25-32 1s+2s dance the Tournée:
   1s+2s dance into prom hold (Men with partner on right, 1s face Men's side and 2s Ladies' side), couples ½ wheel anticlockwise and Men turn Ladies into middle, both couples turn 1½ times (2s RH, 1s LH) and dance out to places

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

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