Circle, all C face cclw.
Allemande hold, Polka
Trains, Advance and Retire
Couples in circle RR in Ballroom hold, men on inside
Step along+back, to centre & out, Lady under, Waltz
Couple face couple RR
Hands across, DoSiDo, Promenade
DoSiDo, Slip Down & Back
Forward & Back, Away & Clap, Chassé, Step-hop
Two chords, on 2nd chord 1c change places and face 2c
1c cross to own side and the new first couple cross to opposite side on [31-32] of their »idle« time (recommended by TACnotes and in the Strathspey List FAQ). This dance is frequently done round-the-room, in which case DI = 100%
Trio face trio RR.
Many variations in handing, polite turns and shoulder exist
Set to and turn Partners
(The Boston Two Step probably has many regional variations).
Balance away, balance together, Ballroom hold
Repeat part B 7 times, with 2W, 3W, 4W, 1M, ... 4M each in turn in the centre. On bars 9- the W/M in the centre first sets to the P, then to the opposite M/W. In bars 33- the W/M first sets to the M/W on the L (seen from inside) of her/his original position, then the M/W opposite.
repeat part A
St Andrews Cross, Grand Chain, Set to & turn both
3s & 4s start on opp sides
Note the new 1s+2s will now be on opposite sides while 3s+4s are on own sides
Four Hands across, Reel of four, Diagonal Rights & Lefts
Walking step, begin on left foot. Can also be danced with more couples in the set
Slip down and up; Trains and under Arch
Forward, Link left arms & strut, Walk outwards
Round the Room in 3s facing anticlockwise
Left Heel-Toe, Forward, Kick & back, Set, Turn ladies under
Ladies on inside set, men repeat, Ladies backward, Ballroom hold
Circle, Hands across, Turn, Advance & retire, Arch
A new couple starts every 16 bars.
[square backets mark additions by person entering the dance into SCD Database]
Spin right hand, Turn side left & partner right, Spin
Couples in two circles round the room, M inside, facing partner.
Formation: couples around the room facing anti-clockwise, ladies on the right. Music: 32 bar waltzes.
Repeat ad lib.
Turn away, Step, swing, back, change places lady under, Chassé