Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Miss Gibson's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MISS GIBSON'S REEL (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Jackie Johnstone Loreburn Book 2

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s ½ LH across, 1s cast to top (2s+3s step down) and ½ turn RH into prom hold facing down while 2s+3s cross RH
9-16 1s dance ½ LSh reel of 3 with 2s (passing 2L to start) then ½ RSh reel of 3 with 3s (passing 3M to start)
17-24 1s dance ½ RSh reels across (Man RSh to 2L and Lady RSh to 3M) and 1s turn RH 1½ times to 2nd place own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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