Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Reelsome

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE REELSOME (R4x40) 4C Set

1- 8 1s dance Figs of 8 on own sides (down between 2s to start)
9-16 2s dance Figs of 8 on own sides (out and up behind 1s to start)
17-24 3s dance Figs of 8 on own sides (up between 2s to start)
25-32 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides (down between 2s to start)
33-40 1s dance down (2 bars) and back, 1s cast to bottom as 2s+3s+4s step up

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



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