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The Innes Dancer's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE INNES DANCER'S REEL (R4x32) 4C set Roy Goldring A Reel For Alice

1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across (1L face out). 1L casts 2 places, dances up middle to 2nd place while 1M dances down middle, casts up to 2nd place (2s step up 7-8)
9-16 2s+1s dance LH across. 1L casts up to 1st place, dances down middle to 3rd place (1L face out) while 1M dances up middle to 1st place and casts to 3rd place facing in/down (3s step up 15-16)
17-24 3s+1s+4s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s+4s pass RSh). Finish 1L facing out/down, 1M in/down
25-28 1L+4L also 1M+4M turn RH 1¼ into line of 4 across
29-32 1L+4L also 1M+4M set to each other, turn ¾ LH to finish 2341

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

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