Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Strathgade Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE STRATHGADE REEL (R8x40) 3C (4C set) F Sattler Imperial 3

1- 8 1s cross down dancing out between 2s/3s to dance RH/LH across on sides 1 1/3 times (Man RH with 2L+3L and Lady LH with 2M+3M) to end 1s side by side in 3rd place, 2s outside between 2nd and 3rd place and 3s in 2nd place
9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dance up and 2s down to start) to end 321
17-24 1s followed by 2s lead up to top and cast to 2nd place turning to face own side (for Double Triangles) as 2s end at top and 3s in 3rd place
25-32 1s dance Double Triangles and end facing 2nd corners
33-40 1s dance reels of 3 across giving RSh to 2nd corners and end in 2nd places

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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