Karins' Strathspey

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Dance details

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Name: Karins' Strathspey Type: Strathspey Times & Bars: 8 X 32
Set: 4 Couple Longwise Minimum couples required 3
Devised by: Derek Haynes Year[1] 1991
Published in: The Second Carnforth Collection of Scottish Country Dances
Music: "Derek and Maureen Haynes" by Pat Clark

Dance instructions

1 - 8 1s & 2s dance the knot
9 - 12 1s set advancing to 1st corners, 1s turn 1st corners 2 hands.
13 - 16 1s with 1st corners dance 4 hands round to the left and open out to finish with 1st lady between 2s facing down and 1st man between 3s facing up.
17 - 20 1s set advancing to 2nd corners, 1s turn 2nd corners 2 hands.
21 - 24 1s with 2nd corners dance 4 hands round to the left and open out to finish on own sides facing 1st corners.
25 - 32 1s dance reels of 3 on the opposite sides (1s give left shoulder to 1st corners to start). On the last 2 bars 1s cross into 2nd place on their own sides.

Notes

References & Footnotes

  1. Year denotes the year in which the dance was devised or first published