Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ann Skipper's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ANN SKIPPER'S REEL (R4x32) Sq.Set Sam Reynolds If The Ghillie Fits

1- 4 Ladies circle 4H round to left ½ way and turn setting to face out to opposite man
5-16 All dance double reels of 4
17-24 Men dance RH across while Ladies loop into place and set, Men dance LH across ½ way to meet partner and turn RH to end in opposite positions
25-28 1s form an arch and cross to 1st place and cast (prom hold) to 2nd place as 3s Promenade under arch to 3rd place and cast round to 4th place while 2s+4s set and 2M+4L turn LH into 1st place and 2L+4M turn LH to 3rd place
29-32 2s+4s dance ½ Ladies' Chain while 1s and 3s Promenade round outside of set to opposite sides (All have now moved 1 place anticlockwise)

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

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