Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The St Andrew's Platinum Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ST ANDREW'S PLATINUM REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Lewis N Derrick

1- 8 1s set and dance down below 3s, cast up 1 place to face 1st corner (2s up on bars 5-6)
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners and pass LSh to face 2nd corner, ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners and pass LSh to face 3rd corner (pstn)
17-24 1s turn 3rd corners RH and partner LH to face 4th corner (pstn), turn 4th corners RH and turn partner LH (M facing up, L down)
25-32 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across giving LSh to 3rd corner (pstn) and ½ reels of 3 on sides RSh to 4th corner (pstn) to end in 2nd place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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