Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Covenanter's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE COVENANTER'S REEL (R4x32) 4C set Alan Taylor SCD Archives

1- 8 All advance 2 steps and retire, 1s and 4s turn RH 1½ times to form square set
9-16 1s+4s advance 2 steps and retire, 1M+4M also 1L+4L turn RH 1½ times to face corners
17-24 All set and change places with corners 2H, 2s+3s dance RH across once round
25-32 1s and 4s set to partners and change places RH, 2s+3s advance, turn to face top and dance into 1st and 2nd places longwise formation

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


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