Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Bell Rock Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BELL ROCK REEL (R8x40) 3C (4C set) J Crowe

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, 1s turn RH 1½ times into prom hold facing 2L
9-16 1s set to 2L and set to 3L, 1M dances LH across with 2L+3L while 1L dances RH across with 2M+3M and 1s end facing 3M
17-24 1s set to 3M and set to 2M, Men dance LH across while Ladies dance RH across and 1s end facing 1st corners
25-32 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass LSh and dance ½ reel with 2nd corners 1s pass LSh to own sides 2nd places
33-40 1s dance Diag R&L

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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