Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Danelaw Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANELAW REEL (R4x40) 4C set Ian Barbour Set & Cast Off Volume 1

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across; 2s+3s dance LH across while 1s and 4s chase clockwise ½ round to change places. (4)23(1)
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on the sides
17-24 4s+2s also 3s+1s dance LH across; 2s+3s dance RH across while 1s and 4s chase anticlockwise ½ round to original places. 1234
25-32 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance R&L
33-40 1s cast to 4th place (2s+3s+4s step up 35-36); All turn partner RH

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



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