The Cumbrae Reel
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE CUMBRAE REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 28
1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 2s cross RH while 1s dance up to top to form a line of 4 across facing up, 1s+2s set and turn right to face down
9-16 1s+2s dance down in line, turning right dance back to top 1s ending back-to-back facing other partner
17-24 1s+2s dance RSh reel of 4 across and 1s end facing 1st corners
25-32 1s turn 1st corners RH, turn partner LH, turn 2nd corners RH and turn partners LH to 2nd place own sides
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance Instruction VideosThe Cumbrae Reel - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationTwo islands known as The Cumbraes lie in the lower Firth of Clyde in western Scotland.
Great Cumbrae (also known as Cumbrae or the Isle of Cumbrae) is the larger of the two and Little Cumbrae (also known as Wee Cumbrae) to the south.
The Cumbraes From Goatfell (On The Isle Of Arran)
Wee Cumbrae On The Right, Great Cumbrae In The Middle, Bute To The Left, Mainland Beyond
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