Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Betty's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BETTY'S REEL (R4x32) 4C set Maureen Daly and Jim Caldwell Peterborough 2000 Collection

1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across; 1s cast 1 place, pass RSh to finish back to back in the centre facing opposite sides while 2s nearer hands joined dance up to 1st place
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance Double Triangles, on bars 15-16 1s cast into 3rd place while 3s step up. 2314
17-24 1s dance LSh reels of 3 across, Lady with 3s and Man with 4s
25-32 1s Set&Cast to 4th place while 4s step up. All turn partners RH. 2341

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

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