The Fireside Strathspey

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Name: The Fireside Strathspey Type: Strathspey Bars: 32
Set: 4 couple longwise (3 couple dance) Devised by: Derek Haynes
Published in: The Third Carnforth Collection of Scottish Country Dances.
Own music: Unknown Suggested music: Unknown

Dance instructions

1 - 8 1s & 2s dance a tournee
9 - 12 1st lady dances 3 hands across with the 2s while 1st man dances 3 hands across with the 3s.
13 - 16 1s turn each other left hand 1½ times to face their partners 1st corner while 2s & 3s chase clockwise ½ way.
17 - 20 1s dance a ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners then turn each other left hand to face their partners 2nd corners.
21 - 24 1s dance a ½ reel of 4 with 2nd corners and finish in 2nd place on their own sides.
25 - 32 2s, 1s & 3s dance 6 hands round and back.

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