Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Brandane Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BRANDANE REEL (R4x48) 4C set Catherine M Dewar SCD Archives

1- 8 2s+3s set to each other on sides, set to partners; 1s+2s also 3s+4s set to each other on sides and set to partners
9-24 1s lead down and cross to face 4s, 1M+4L turn LH as 1L+4M turn LH and turn partner RH (as Strip the Willow) back to top
25-32 1s set, cast 1 place (2s step up) and dance ½ Fig of 8 up round 2s
33-40 1s cross RH, cast to 3rd place (3s step up) and dance ½ Figs of 8 up round 3s. 2314
41-48 1s+4s dance Poussette. 2341

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

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