Dance The Silver Strathspey 6964

Also known as “We Twa” (unofficial).

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

Devised by
Moira Stacey (1989)
Intensity
844 888 844 888 = 83% (1 turn), 62% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
The Pilling diagram in the ...

The Pilling diagram in the 8th edition is in error, see the supplement to the 8th edition for the correct one.

The Silver Strathspey 3/4L · S32

1–
1c set | cast (2c up) ; All Set | All circle6 L ½ round (3x,1x,2x)
9–
1c cross RH | cast R ; cross (up/dn) RH | cast R while{8} 2c+3c set diagonally | ½ RHA ; repeat (to 3x,1,2x)
17–
½ Reels3 across, Rsh to 2cnr ; 1c turn BH 1½
25–
3c+1c+2c The Knot (2,1,3)

The Silver Strathspey 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s set, cast 1 place, 2s+1s+3s set & circle 6H round to left 1/2 way
9-12
1s cross RH, cast right into centre while 2s+3s set (facing diagonally in) & dance RH across 1/2 way
13-16
1s cross up/down RH & cast right to 2nd place own side while 2s+3s set & dance RH across 1/2 way
17-24
1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 across (1M with 3s at top & 1L with 2s) & 1s turn 2H 1.1/2 times
25-32
3s+1s+2s dance the Knot

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
45th Frankfurt Spring Ball 2013 2013-04-20 Anselm Lingnau Nov. 11, 2014, 4:25 p.m.
Guildford 2016-04-30 Spring Dance 2016-04-30 David McQuillan April 4, 2016, 7:10 p.m.
Chester Caledonian President's and Xmas Dance 2017 2017-12-09 Andrew Locke Nov. 26, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
Queensferry Lifeboat SCD 2017-02-17 Bill O'Donnell Feb. 14, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
Paris 7 March 2015 2015-03-07 Aliénor Latour Feb. 5, 2015, 9:19 a.m.
DUSCDS 2014 Annual Ball Craig Skinner May 10, 2014, 10:55 a.m.
Atholl SCDC Bobby`s Programme 16/01/18 2018-01-16 Brian Martin Nov. 25, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
Maidenhead 2015-05-10 Afternoon Tea Dance 2015-05-10 David McQuillan April 20, 2015, 11:37 p.m.
Nutmeg Workshop - 2015 2015-10-17 Peter Price Sept. 22, 2015, 3:17 p.m.
171123A 2017-11-23 Michael Däther Nov. 19, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
140329 Duisburg Kloster Dance 2014 2014-03-29 Martina Mueller-Franz Feb. 17, 2014, 10:41 a.m.
FSCDC 15 January 2013 2013-01-15 Anselm Lingnau Jan. 15, 2013, 4:27 p.m.
GASP - NOV 07 2014 2014-11-07 John Bottriell March 1, 2017, 1:20 a.m.
Chiswick ~ 170319 Social Dance (orig) 2017-03-19 James Wilson March 20, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
RSCDS Paris Branch - Bal du 22 avril 2017 2017-04-22 Rémi Lacroix March 15, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Atholl SCDC Bobby`s Programme 12/09/17 2017-09-12 Brian Martin Aug. 14, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
Dunfermline Ball 9/12/16 2016-12-09 Jim Armstrong Dec. 7, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
RSCDS BHS 2014-10-11 Autumn Social 2014-10-11 David McQuillan Aug. 20, 2015, 8:25 p.m.
RSCDS Birmingham - New Year Social 2016 2016-01-09 Nicola Scott Aug. 31, 2015, 1:29 p.m.
RSCDS LOCHABER 9TH September 2017 Jim Armstrong Sept. 5, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Ottawa Ball - 2014 2014-04-19 John Bottriell March 1, 2017, 1:19 a.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Ball 2013 Andrew Locke Dec. 9, 2012, 10:50 p.m.
Pinewoods Scottish Session II, July 14th-18th, 2014 Sue Ronald May 19, 2014, 8:26 p.m.
BSCD Dances Taught 2017-18 Jamie McDougall Sept. 6, 2017, 3:10 a.m.

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