The Craven Strathspey

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Dance details

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Name: The Craven 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 First Carnforth Collection of Scottish Country Dances
Music: "McPhedran's Strathspey", Traditional

Dance instructions

1 - 8 1s & 2s dance diamond pousette right round.
9 - 12 1s & 2s set & link.
13 - 16 1s & 2s dance 4 hands round to the left.
17 - 24 2s, 1s & 3s dance right shoulder reels of 3 on their own sides, 1s dancing up to start.
25 - 28 2s & 1s dance 4 hands across right hand.
29 - 32 1s & 3s dance 4 hands across left hand.

Notes

In memory of Bill and Win Nock who did so much for the North West Craven Branch of the Royal Scottish Dance Society. (North West Craven is in North West Yorkshire)[2]

References

  1. Year denotes the year in which the dance was devised or first published
  2. The First Carnforth Collection of Scottish Country Dances