Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Balanced Rock Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Balanced Rock Reel
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 4:
3x32 Reel
3-couple Longways set

  1-4   ½ REEL OF 4 WITH 2ND CORNERS: 2nd couple dances ½ reel of 4 with 2nd corners (on bar 4 2nd couple turn left hand ¾)

  5-8   ½ REEL OF 4 WITH 1ST CORNERS: 2nd couple dances ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners (on bar 8 2nd couple turn left hand ¾)

  9-12 ½ REEL OF 4 WITH 2ND CORNERS: 2nd couple dances ½ reel of 4 with 2nd corners (on bar 12 2nd couple turn left hand ¾)

13-16 ½ REEL OF 4 WITH 1ST CORNERS: 2nd couple dances ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners (on bar 16 2nd couple turn left hand halfway)

17-20 TEAPOTS: 2nd couple dance right hand across (2nd man with 3rd couple, 2nd woman with 1st couple)

21-24 TEAPOTS: 2nd couple dance left hand across (2nd man and 1st couple, 2nd woman with 2nd couple) ending with 2nd couple in middle nearer hands joined facing down

25-28 LOOP DOWN: 2nd couple followed by 1st couple dance down between 3rd couple, and cast up to top place

29-32 LOOP UP: 1st couple followed by 3rd couple dance up between 2nd couple and cast down to bottom.

REPEAT.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)


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