The Blackwater Reel
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE BLACKWATER REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Alan Davis RSCDS Book 41
1- 8 1s+2s+3s ½ turn partners RH and twirl right to dance out to opposite sides, 1s+2s+3s chase ½ way round to own sides
9-16 3s+2s (top 2 couples) dance ½ R&L as 1s cross RH and set, 3s+1s dance ½ R&L as 2s cross RH and set
17-24 1s dance RH across (Man with 3s and Lady with 2s), 1s Pass RSh and dance LH across with other couple
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dance in and up to start)
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance Instruction VideosThe Blackwater Reel - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationAlan Davis and friends devised this dance for the twenty first birthday of the Berks/Hants/Surrey UK branch of the RSCDS.
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