Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Golden Jubilee Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GOLDEN JUBILEE REEL (R1x192) 4C Sq Set Jean Polson Edinburgh Ladies Jubilee Book

Chorus:
1-16 All set, all dance Grand Chain back to places. All turn partners RH (4 bars)
17-24 1s and 3s join 2H with partner and slip step across (Men pass BtoB) and back (Ladies BtoB)
25-32 2s and 4s repeat 17-24
Dance:
33-40 1s and 3s set twice and birl
41-48 2s and 4s set twice and birl
49-64 Tandem reel of 4 (Man follows Lady) with 1s passing 4s and 2s passing 3s RSh to start
65-96 Chorus
97-104 1s+3s dance RH across, LH across
105-112 1M+2s+3L also 1L+4s+3M dance RH across, LH across
113-120 2s+4s dance RH across, LH across
121-128 2L+1s+4M also 2M+3s+4L dance RH across, LH across
129-160 Chorus
161-168 1s+3s change places (1s between 3s), turn out and dance back to place as 3s dance across, meet and dance back to place
169-176 All set and turn corner 2H, set and turn partner 2H (all pas-de-basque)
177-184 2s+4s repeat bars 161-168
185-192 All set and turn corner 2H, set and turn partner 2H (all pas-de-basque)

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



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