Dance The Golden Wedding Strathspey 2600

Strathspey · 40 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Jimmy Ashton (1983)
Intensity
8888 8888 8888 8440 8448 = 85% (1 turn), 85% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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The Golden Wedding Strathspey 4/4L · S40

1–
1c, followed by 2c, 3c & 4c cast off to 4pl and dance up NHJ, all making polite turn to places
9–
1c+2c & 3c+4c S&Link ; 2c+1c & 4c+3c circle4 L
17–
2c+1c & 3c+4c »the Knot«, 1c finish between 2c, facing the other P
25-40
»Spurtle« progression (1c+2c ½Reel4 across, 2c finish in 1plx while{4} 1c Turn RH to face 3c in same way ; 1c+3c repeat ; 1c+4c repeat (to 2x,3x,4x,1x) ; All set and cross RH

The Golden Wedding Strathspey 4/4L · S40

1-8
1s followed by 2s+3s+4s cast to bottom on own sides, dance up & all curve out to original places
9-16
1s+2s & 3s+4s Set+Link, 2s+1s & 4s+3s circle 4H round to left
17-24
2s+1s & 4s+3s dance the Knot, 1s end BtoB between 2s on opposite sides
25-32
1s dance the Spurtle: 1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 4 with 2s & turn RH, 1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 3s & turn RH to face 4s
33-40
1s dance 1/2 reel of across with 4s & turn RH to 4th place opposite sides, all set & cross RH

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