Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Morland Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MORLAND REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Brodie Book

1- 8 1s+2s Set and Rotate:-
' Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place)
9-16 2M+1L+3M set, dance ½ RH across in centre, 1L dances LSh round 1M while 2M dances LSh round 3L while 3M round 2L and all chase anticlockwise around inside of set to places
17-24 2L+1M+3L set, dance ½ LH across in centre, 1M dances RSh round 1L while 2L dances RSh round 3M while 3L round 2M and all 3 chase clockwise around inside of set to end in places
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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