Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lady Baird's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LADY BAIRD'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Thomas Wilson RSCDS Book 18

1- 8 1s+2s+3s Promenade
9-16 1s+2s dance Poussette to end 1L between 2s facing down and 1M between 3s facing up
17-24 2s+1s+3s set twice 1s turning on to own sides (bars19-20), 2s+1s+3s set twice 1s turning to centre BtoB facing own sides (bars 23-24)
25-32 1s dance Double Triangles with 2s+3s and cross to 2nd places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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