> Many say many Strathspeys today are a snail's crawl compared to yesteryear > (all part of accommmodating the Greying Masses :-) ? or the RSCDS Ruling > Gerontocracy :-) ?).
If you check into history books like Flett, you will find that strathspeys
used to be played at about 4/3 of today's speed (at least). The tempo of a
dance like the _Glasgow_Highlanders_, which is quite a bit faster than
today's usual strathspey, would have been considered appropriate.
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