Dance Balquidder Strathspey 377

Strathspey · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
David Rutherford
Intensity
888 888 800 822 = 70% (1 turn), 53% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
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Extra info
Balquhidder (the modern spelling) is ...

Balquhidder (the modern spelling) is a village in the Highlands, near Stirling. Traditionally it belonged to Clan MacLaren, until during the 16th century the neighbouring MacGregors began to encroach on the area and forced the MacLarens to share it with them. The famed Rob Roy MacGregor is buried in Balquhidder.

The »quh« in »Balquhidder« is pronounced like »w«, so the place is Bal-WID-der rather than Bal-KWID-der. (The same applies to other Scottish names like »Urquhart« or »Colquhoun«.)

Balquidder Strathspey 3/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c+3c mirror Reels3 on the sides, 1c crossing down to begin
9–
Repeat, 1c crossing back to own sides
17–
1c dance NHJ between 2c, face each other and set ; dance to top and cast off to face 1cnr (2c up)
25–
Turn CPCP (2,1,3)

Balquidder Strathspey 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s cross down & dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides
9-16
1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides
17-24
1s dance down 1 place & set to each other, dance up & cast to face 1st corners
25-32
1s turn 1st corners RH & partner LH, 2nd corner RH & partners LH

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