Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Firecracker Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FIRECRACKER REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Bob McMurtry Devils Quandary

1- 8 1L+2L turn LH 1½ times as 1M+2M turn RH 1½ times, 1L+3L turn RH 1½ times as 1M+3M turn LH 1½ times
9-16 1s dance up to top and cast to 2nd place, all dance DoSiDo
17-24 1L+2s also 1M+3s dance RH across and 1s pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple
25-32 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s

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

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