Anniversary Reel (Muir)
Scottish Country Dance InstructionANNIVERSARY REEL (R4x32) 4C set Sheila Muir 1987 RSCDS Book 36
1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1L dances full reel of 3 with 2s while 1M dances ½ reel with 3s and ½ reel with 4s
17-24 1s dance LH across with 3s, 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s and 1M with 4s)
25-32 1s pass LSh to dance ½ reel of 4 with 3s, turn RH to opposite sides while 4s set advancing and 1s+4s dance RH across ½ way round to new places
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Sheila Muir RSCDS Book 36
Reel 4 x 32 bars 4 Couple Repeat 4 Couple Set Longwise Set
1-4 1s cross and cast;
5-8 1s half figures of 8 round 2s;
9-16 1M half reel of 3 with 3s and half reel of 3 with 4s WHILE 1L reel of 3 with 2s;
17-20 1L3s1M left hands across;
21-24 2s1L 1M4s right hands across, finishing with 1s passing left shoulder;
25-28 3L1L1M3M half reel of 4 across;
29-30 1s turn by the right (finishing on opposite sides) WHILE 4s set advancing;
31-32 1s4s right hands across halfway.
(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
3-4 2s step up.
9-16 Cover diagonally in the reels.
-28 3s finish in 2nd place. 1s don't pass by the left at the end of the half diagonal reel but instead take right hands.
-30 1s must finish on opposite sides and retain hold as 4s join them ready for right hands across halfway.
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
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