Torf's Delight

32 bar strathspey for 3 couples in a longwise set

by Tim Harrison (2004)

Bars     Directions
1-8 1st couple set, cast off one place, and turn partner with both hands once round. 2nd couple step up on bars 3&4.
9-16 1st and 3rd couples set, turn partner with both hands, and flow into a circle of four hands round to the left.
17-24 1st couple lead down the middle and up again.
25-32 2nd and 1st couples dance right hands across and left hands across.

Recommended tune: Torf's Tune by Muriel Johnstone.

Note: This dance was devised to celebrate the 70th birthday anniversary of Torf in Austin, Texas. Torf often refers to the formation danced in bars 9-16 as "the most beautiful figure in Scottish country dancing."