Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Copenhagen Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

COPENHAGEN REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Christian R Petersen Scandinavian Dance Book 1

1- 8 1s+2s set, pull back RSh and chase clockwise ½ round, cross RH and 1s face out
9-16 RSh reels of 3 on sides (1M out/up, 1L out/down to start). 1s end join LH with partner in centre, RH with 1st corner
17-24 1s+1st corners Balance-in-Line, 1s turn 1¼ LH to join RH with 2nd corner; Balance-in-Line with 2nd corners
25-32 1M+2s and 1L+3s dance LSh reels of 3 across (6 bars), 1s cross RH to 2nd place own side. 213

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

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