Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Atholl Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ATHOLL REEL (R8x32) 2C (4C set) John S Trew Let's All Dance

1- 8 1M+2L advance and retire, 1L+2M advance and retire
9-16 1s+2s chase round clockwise (in square formation) to places
17-24 1s followed by 2 lead down and 2s lead up
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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

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The dance description for this dance, The Atholl Reel, states that it is suited for reel time as well as strathspey time.

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