Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Khaosan Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

KHAOSAN REEL (R4x48) Sq.Set Livia Kohn Suncoast Collection

1- 4 All dance ½ Grand Chain
5- 8 Ladies dance RH across while men dance anticlockwise back to original places around outside of set
9-12 Ladies pass Men LSh and men dance LH across in the middle while ladies dance clockwise around outside of set to original places;
13-16 All turn partners RH for 4 bars, twirl (pivot) to face corners
17-24 Set to and turn corners; set to and turn partners, ladies end facing out
25-40 All dance full Schiehallion reels, end back in original places
41-48 All Circle 8H ½ way round, set, pull RSh back, dance on 1 place clockwise, men curving around to end facing partners

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

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