Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Longwise Eightsome Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LONGWISE EIGHTSOME REEL (M-(S32+R32)) 4C set RSCDS Book 18

Strathspey
1- 8 All dance Grand Chain
9-16 All circle 8H round and back
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round and back
25-32 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across ½ way and dance ½ R&L back to places

Reel
1- 8 All cross RH and cross back RH
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance All Round Poussette
17-24 All Promenade
25-32 All dance reels of 4 on sides

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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