THE RED SQUIRREL
32-bar Strathspey for 4 couples in a 4-couple set
1 - 4 1st couple set, turn with both hands finish in the middle facing down.
5 - 8 1st couple dance down 1 place and turn with both hands to 1st corner, 2nd couple step up on bars 5 & 6
9 - 12 Highland Schottische Setting with 1st corners
13 - 16 1st couple turn their 1st corner with right hand, partner with left hand to finish facing 2nd corner
17 - 20 Highland Schottische Setting with 2nd corners
21 - 24 1st couple turn their 2nd corner with right hand, partner with left to finish in the middle facing up
25- 28 1st couple cast off 2 places, 3rd and 4th couple step up on bars 27 & 28
29- 32 1st couple turn with both hands 1 ½ times
Finish in the order 2341
Recommended recorded music: "The Fair Maid of Perth" by Jim Cameron and his Scottish Dance Band from the album The Duke & Duchess of Edinburgh.
Devised by Sybille Spägele (macrudi [at] t-online.de), June 2011. Dedicated to Jim Rae of LockerbiePosted by ldfs at August 3, 2011 9:08 AM