Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Alister's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ALISTER'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) George Mercer

1- 8 1s lead down below 3s, turn RH and cast up on own sides to end in the middle (2nd place)
9-16 1s cross and dance reel of 3 on opposite sides, (1L RSh to 2M and 1M LSh to 2L)
17-24 1s dance reel of 3 on own sides (1L LSh to 2L and 1M RSh to 2M) and end in middle of dance
25-32 1s dance up and cast to 2nd place, 2s+1s+3s turn RH

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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