Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dance, Dance

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Dance, Dance
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Gaelic College SCD Book 12: Corrie Dances
4/5x32 Reel
Couple facing couple Around the Room

  1-8   PARALLEL REEL OF 3: dance a Reel of 3 beginning by passing the opposite person by the right and the next by the left returning to original places and loop into;

  9-16 WHEELS: dance left hands across with opposite couple and back with right;

17-24 MIRROR ALLEMANDE: turn partner halfway with right hand turning woman into allemande hold to end back-to-back with opposite couple (2 bars), dance anticlockwise halfway around opposite couple and turn women under (4 bars), retire into diagonally opposite person's place (2 bars);

25-32 ¾ RIGHTS AND LEFTS, AND SET: starting with opposite dance ¾ rights and lefts, and set to next couple around the room.

Repeat with next couple.

(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)

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