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The Hare Reel

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THE HARE REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Roby Houston 30th Anniversary Collection

1- 4 1s+2s set facing each other up/down dance and change places (Men LH, Ladies RH) while 3s facing partner set and cross RH
5- 8 1s+3s set facing each other up/down dance and full turn (Men RH, Ladies LH) while 2s facing partner set and cross RH. (2)1(3)
9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dancing in and up)
17-24 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 up around 2s ending in 2nd place, all set and cross RH
25-32 All circle 6H round and back

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


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The Hare Reel - YouTube Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
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A Young Hare, Albrect Durer 1502


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