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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St A SS 2019 w4 Monday 2019-08-05 Diana Hastie Jan. 11, 2019, 11:07 p.m.
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190805 w4 Monday - Younger Hall 2019-08-05 Martina Mueller-Franz Jan. 21, 2019, 5:54 p.m.
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2019 St. Andrews Alexia Janine Fischer June 10, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
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LA 2019 Halloween Dance 2019-10-26 Ward Fleri Aug. 24, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
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Leicester Caledonian - 23 Apr 2018 2018-04-23 Margaret Spence April 5, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
171123A 2017-11-23 Michael Däther Nov. 19, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Leeds Branch Dance 16th June 2018 2018-06-16 Janet Brayson April 17, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
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2018 SEHSCDS Presidents Night 2018-02-09 Dance ForFun Feb. 19, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
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140329 Duisburg Kloster Dance 2014 2014-03-29 Martina Mueller-Franz Feb. 17, 2014, 10:41 a.m.
20190217_WinterSchool_Sunday 2019-02-17 Kirsten Steinbach Oct. 30, 2018, 1:32 p.m.
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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.
GASP - NOV 07 2014 2014-11-07 John Bottriell March 1, 2017, 1:20 a.m.
190722 Princes Street Gardens 2019-07-22 Narhalla Dancers July 22, 2019, 3:04 p.m.
Jersey Ball weekend 2019 Saturday 2019-09-07 John Aitken July 29, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
FSCDC Class 25 September 2018 2018-09-25 Anselm Lingnau Sept. 26, 2018, 1:39 a.m.
LA-OC 2020 Burns Ball Program 2020-01-25 Ward Fleri Nov. 10, 2019, 8:24 p.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.
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ZA 2019-01-28 Fish Hoek Burns Nicht Dance Class 2019-01-28 Heather Hodgson Jan. 28, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
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RSCDS Birmingham - New Year Social 2016 2016-01-09 Nicola Scott Aug. 31, 2015, 1:29 p.m.
181027 Autumn in Gamundia 2018 2018-10-27 Martina Mueller-Franz Sept. 5, 2018, 1:10 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.
Los Angeles Branch 2019 St. Andrew's Ball 2019-11-23 Ward Fleri Oct. 13, 2019, 1 a.m.
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