Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Craigievar Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CRAIGIEVAR REEL (R4x40) 4C set Gwen McLean SCD Archives

1- 8 1s also 3s passing RSh dance diagonal reel of 3 with 2L/4L
9-16 1s also 3s passing LSh dance diagonal reels of 3 with 2M/4M
17-24 1s and 3s lead down the middle and turn partners RH into 2nd/4th places (own sides), 2s and 4s dance DoSiDo
25-32 2L+1M also 4L+3M change places RH, 2M+1L also 4M+3L change place RH, 1s turn 2H while 2s+3s+4s advance and turn partners 2H ½ way
33-40 1s (on opposite sides) dance between 2s giving nearer hand to 2s in passing, other hand to 3s, between 4s to 4th place and cross RH to own sides

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

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