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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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.
Chester Caledonian President's and Xmas Dance 2017 2017-12-09 Andrew Locke Nov. 26, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
ASCDS Festival 2018 - Evening Dance 2018-05-12 John Aitken April 18, 2018, 1:07 p.m.
2018-06-25 Nürnberg 2018-06-25 Jürgen Wagner July 1, 2018, 3:37 p.m.
Guildford 2016-04-30 Spring Dance 2016-04-30 David McQuillan April 4, 2016, 7:10 p.m.
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Maidenhead 2015-05-10 Afternoon Tea Dance 2015-05-10 David McQuillan April 20, 2015, 11:37 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 19 Mar 2018 2018-03-19 Margaret Spence March 11, 2018, 12:31 p.m.
Nutmeg Workshop - 2015 2015-10-17 Peter Price Sept. 22, 2015, 3:17 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 23 Apr 2018 2018-04-23 Margaret Spence April 5, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Leeds Branch Dance 16th June 2018 2018-06-16 Janet Brayson April 17, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
RSCDS Richmond (N. Yorks) March Social 2018 2018-03-02 Nameless Dancer Feb. 10, 2018, 3:37 a.m.
171123A 2017-11-23 Michael Däther Nov. 19, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
2018 SEHSCDS Presidents Night 2018-02-09 Dance ForFun Feb. 19, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
Grenoble SCD - Saturday Ball 2018-06-16 Kevin PIQUEMAL April 22, 2018, 11:23 a.m.
20190217_WinterSchool_Sunday 2019-02-17 Kirsten Steinbach Oct. 30, 2018, 1:32 p.m.
Winter School 2019 2019-02-17 Atsuko Clement Oct. 17, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
140329 Duisburg Kloster Dance 2014 2014-03-29 Martina Mueller-Franz Feb. 17, 2014, 10:41 a.m.
GASP - NOV 07 2014 2014-11-07 John Bottriell March 1, 2017, 1:20 a.m.
FSCDC 15 January 2013 2013-01-15 Anselm Lingnau Jan. 15, 2013, 4:27 p.m.
Chiswick ~ 170319 Social Dance (orig) 2017-03-19 James Wilson March 20, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
FSCDC Class 25 September 2018 2018-09-25 Anselm Lingnau Sept. 26, 2018, 1:39 a.m.
RSCDS Paris Branch - Bal du 22 avril 2017 2017-04-22 Rémi Lacroix March 15, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
OSCDG - Social Dance October 2018 2018-10-20 Kristian Vestli Oct. 2, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 16 Apr 2018 2018-04-16 Margaret Spence April 5, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Willie's Fling Jan 2018 2018-01-06 Brian Anderson Jan. 5, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Dunfermline Ball 9/12/16 2016-12-09 Jim Armstrong Dec. 7, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Waltham weekly 2018-04-12 2018-04-12 John Aitken April 8, 2018, 8:20 p.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.
181027 Autumn in Gamundia 2018 2018-10-27 Martina Mueller-Franz Sept. 5, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Atholl SCDC Week 05 Brian`s Programme 16/10/18 Website:-www.athollscdc.co.uk/ 2018-10-16 Brian Martin Sept. 17, 2018, 3:24 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.
2018-10-13 Trinity SCDC 2018-10-13 John Nuttall Oct. 8, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
SWS 2017 Margaret Chambers Nov. 8, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
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Pinewoods Scottish Session II, July 14th-18th, 2014 Sue Ronald May 19, 2014, 8:26 p.m.
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