Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Beal's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BEAL'S REEL (Where My Whimsy Takes Me) (R5x40) 5C set Priscilla Burrage Cross Country Capers

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place and 2s+1s+3s turn partners RH
9-16 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back
17-24 1s cross RH, cast 1 place and 3s+1s+4s turn partners LH
25-32 1L dances reel of 3 with couple above (3s) and 1M with couple below (4s) 1s end between 5s Man facing Lady
33-40 1s+5s dance reel of 4 across 1s ending in 5th place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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