Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Marylou's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MARYLOU'S REEL (R4x32) 4C set John Drewry Island Games

1- 4 1M+2M cross and dance RSh round partner down to 3rd/4th places while 3L+4L cross and dance RSh round partner up to 1st/2nd places
5- 8 Top 2 couples and bottom 2 couples dance RH across
9-12 1L+2L cross and dance RSh round partner down to 3rd/4th places while 3M+4M cross and dance RSh round partner up to 1st/2nd places. (3)(4)(1)(2)
13-16 Top 2 couples and bottom 2 couples dance LH across
17-24 3s and 1s lead (LH) down between couple below, cross and cast up 1 place own sides, 4s and 2s lead (RH) up between couple above, cross and cast down 1 place own sides. 3412
25-32 4s+1s ½ turn RH and dance H across ½ way and all turn partners RH

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



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