Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Byrnes' Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BYRNES' REEL (R4x32) Sq.Set Charles T Snowdon

1- 8 All ½ turn RH, join hands with corners and set (Men facing out and Ladies in), ½ turn RH, join hands with corners and set (Men facing in and Ladies out)
9-16 Ladies dance RSh round partners into centre and dance LH across ½ way, dance RSh round opposite Man to next Man and turn RH into prom hold
17-24 All Promenade clockwise
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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


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