Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Celtic Reel Modified

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CELTIC REEL 'MODIFIED' (R4x32) 4C set Barry Skelton E Peerless
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s set, ¾ turn LH (as 2s and 3s step up down), 1s and 4s set and ¾ turn to face 2s 3s in line across
9-24 1s+2s also 4s+3s dance Celtic Reels:-
' 9-12 1s+2s (also 4s+3s) pass RSh as for reel of 4, 1s dance clockwise ¼ way as 2s dance ¾ LSh round each other to face other partner (up/down)
' 13-16 1s+2s pass RSh as for reel of 4, 2s dance clockwise ¼ way while 1s dance ¾ LSh round each other to face other partner (across)
' 17-24 1s+2s repeat bars 9-16
25-32 1s+2s also 4s+3s set and ¾ turn (1s and 4s turning with nearer hand out through ends of set), 1s+4s RH across ½ way and cross RH. 2413

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



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