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Dance The Old School Strathspey 13559

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples (3x,4x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
Mervyn C Short
8888/8888/8888/8008 = 87% (whole dance)
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Recommended Music
The Old School Strathspey Green Ginger 12 Scottish Country Dances by Mervyn Short CD 8 S32 44:22 65.5
The Old School Strathspey 4/4L · S32

Start (1,2,3x,4x)

1c+2c & 3c+4c RHA, end 1c facing 2c and 3c facing 4c ; set to and pass opposite RH and face again (2,1,4x,3x)
Reels4 on the sides, at end 4c+1c don’t pass but finish BtoB, (2,4x,1,3x) middles facing ends
All set | 4c+1c petronella to form a line across (1M,4W,1W,4M, middles facing ends) ; 1c+4c set | turn opposite RH till “outer” faces out with the “inner” behind. Meanwhile{6} 2c+3c link (no hands) ; set facing down/up NHJ | link again, to sidelines.
1M+4W following & 4M+1W following cast R, round 1M/4W positions and in the ends to (2,4,1x,3x) ; 4c+1c Circle4 L

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Added on: Dec. 23, 2019, 1:22 a.m.
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