Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Wilf's 80 Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WILF'S 80 STRATHSPEY (S5x32) 5C set Jim Haworth Ashmerg SCD

1- 4 All set. 1s and 3s ½ turn RH moving down 1 place (2s and 4s step up)
5- 8 All set. 1s and 3s ¾ turn RH. End 4s facing out and to their Right
9-16 2s+4s+5s dance reels of 3 on sides (4s RSh to 2M/5L) while 1s+3s dance reel of 4 in the middle. 1M and 3L end facing out at top/bottom of set, 1L+3M end by turning ¾ LH to face 4M/4L
17-24 1s and 3s dance RSh Figs 8 across (1M round 2s, 1L and 3M round 4s, 3L round 5s)
25-28 RH across, 1L+2s, 1M+4s+3L, 3M+5s
29-32 1s and 3s turn LH and cast. 24153

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

Dance Information

Devised for Wilf Phoenix's 80th birthday, October 3rd 2009.

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Wilf's 80 Greeting Card Image
Greeting Card, c. 1895

Image Copyright Publishers: Sockl and Nathan [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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